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XiliNat: transforming agricultural waste into a sweetener with health benefits

XiliNat is a project that addresses environmental, economic and health problems by buying agricultural waste from farmers to transform it into xylitol, a 100% natural, low-calorie sweetener that is ideal for diabetics, protects teeth against cavities and has the same taste as sugar. By using agricultural waste, we contribute to the ecology of the region, since peasant farmers normally incinerate their waste, which ...more »

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XiliNat: transforming agricultural waste into a sweetener with health benefits

XiliNat is a project that addresses environmental, economic and health problems by buying agricultural waste from farmers to transform it into xylitol, a 100% natural, low-calorie sweetener that is ideal for diabetics, protects teeth against cavities and has the same taste as sugar. By using agricultural waste, we contribute to the ecology of the region, since peasant farmers normally incinerate their waste, which ...more »

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ROCAPET. Sustainable Structural Concrete

We go to the store, buy water or soda, and then when we're done we just throw the bottle away, and that's it. One disposable container is no big deal ... but what about a hundred million? Each year, consumer studies agree, every Mexican throws away more than 7 kilograms of empty bottles, which together generate more than 780,000 tons annually. Mexico is the largest consumer ...more »

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