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Waste Management 2015

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Mar 6, 2015 08:00 EST - Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT - Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from waste and waste management?

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, post-consumer waste contributes approximately 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, primarily from the disposal of solid waste through landfills and incineration, and of liquid waste through sewage treatment.  This contest seeks proposals that can significantly contribute to reducing GHG emissions from any aspect of waste and waste management.

23 Proposals
fulFILL aims to combat the waste epidemic by revolutionizing the way we consume common household products.
Using Nualgi to grow Diatoms is the most economical and sustainable solution to sewage treatment,growing fish and fuel and sequester carbon.
The GHG Rescue Project seeks to buy segregated waste from households in Accra, Ghana and sell it to Recycling Companies.
Creating opportunities to compost animal manure in combination with agricultural vegetable waste is a method that can reduce GHG emissions.
Chemosynthetic production of biomass, using sewage/marine nutrients, can provide carbon negative fuel/biochar to small or large communities.
As waste national legislation develops, a market pull for recycled materials must be developed by the industry to ensure a circular economy.
Imagine an app that recycles your old phones, fights #globalwarming and pays you to boot! Well, we built it in China.
Student teams across India create micro community waste management social start-ups. Enabled through a mobile-based online leader board.
Carbon sequestration of organic wastes via pyrolysis. Waste to energy and biofertilizer approach, and farm dispersal vs landfilling.
GreenSpaceNewLife @simranvedvyas @SynergY plant trees to green landfills; reduce CO2 emmissions reduce waste increase healthy oxygen cover
The challenge in getting people to understand WHY segregate is bigger than HOW. WHY has a MILLION reasons can you add to make it a BILLION.
Utilizing religious waste to generate organic fertilizers in Indian temple corridors and reduce water pollution.
Dry waste organic matter and invasive plants and bury in dry caves.
Evaluating desert landfill carbon sequestration efficiency and changing solid waste disposal policies.
iniciativas que reducen los patrones de consumo contaminacion, aumentar el uso de material reciclado en nuevos productos.
Norma reguladora de los residuos producidos en los hogares a nivel mundial
La implementación de métodos de selección de residuos genera gran valor monetario; Por lo tanto nosotros como personas debemos contribuir para la preservación del medio ambiente
Llegar al centro de las grandes empresas, dándoles iniciativas y formación para la disminución del efecto invernadero
Lo que buscamos por medio de esta propuesta, es transformar la basura en un biocombustible
When you walk your dog you scan your phone over the waste and a Amazon like delivery system picks it up.