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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Advancing vertical farming technologies - a path to net zero

There is no reason to grow food at the expense of the environment. At Allpa Vertical Farms we have dedicated the last few years to developing the next generation of Vertical Farming Technology that will allow this statement to be closer to reality by transforming farming from one of the main contributors to climate change to one of its solutions. The currently available systems and technologies are far too dependent on... more »

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Ecoplast Solutions - Advancing the Circular Economy

Ecoplast Solutions - Composite Building and Advancing the Circular Economy

The world is facing a plastics crisis. In 2018, global plastic waste totaled 260 million metric tons; by 2030, that number is estimated to rise to 460 million. Although plastics have many societal benefits that make life more convenient, the system is broken. As a result, single-use plastics are the leading waste polluters harming our environment.... more »

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Skipcrete and Rebelwall

Wattle and daub have been used for at least 6,000 years and are still important construction materials in many parts of the world. Many historic buildings include wattle and daub construction, and the technique is becoming popular again in more developed areas as a low-impact sustainable building technique. Unfortunately, wattle and daub have nowhere near the strength that concrete has and perform poorly in earthquake... more »

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Skipcrete and Rebelwall

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Wattle and daub have been used for at least 6,000 years and are still important construction materials in many parts of the world. Many historic buildings include wattle and daub construction, and the technique is becoming popular again in more developed areas as a low-impact sustainable building technique. Unfortunately, wattle and daub have nowhere near the strength that concrete has and perform poorly in earthquake... more »

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GEM, C-ZER, RAZOR, & TEMPERING

GEM: GAS EXHAUST MITIGATION

Houses that use natural gas produce CO₂ and lots of it. The weeping pipe is installed on all new homes at a cost of around $50 a linear meter. The bulk of the cost comes from requiring the rock-slinger truck that provides the gravel. The pipe we all use is cheap, usually made from 100% recycled plastic, and often comes with a nylon sock that further prevents dirt from entering the pipe. This... more »

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Mountain River Energy Centre (MREC) trending idea

*The following IDEA is the result of a collaborative dialogue between EXP Services Inc. and Thin Air Labs.*The IDEA has been nominated to the Commercial Ready Technologies and Process Stream. It will also need to be integrated into the City Planning and Policies Stream.

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To generate sufficient power from the Calgary Region's river water resource displacing all fossil fuel generated electrical power - key to Canada's... more »

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