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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

REDUCTION IN GHG EMISSION BY DECENTRALIZED COMPOSTING

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As per our understanding from your data, in 2015 a total of 240,600 tonnes of organic waste was disposed at City of Calgary landfills. It is expected that the amount of organic waste sent to city landfills for disposal will be reduced to 79,600 tonnes per year (TPY) by 2025. The centralized Shepard composting facility installed by City of Calgary has capacity to compost 145,000 TPY of organic... more »

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Oil Well Geothermal Conversions

GeoGen Technologies Inc. is a Calgary-based cleantech startup that provides an innovative way to convert depleted oil and gas wells into micro geothermal electric power sources. GeoGen seeks to pioneer the micro geothermal industry by converting depleted oil or gas wells into a 75-150 kW electric power source. This new technology addresses a critical problem in the power industry by providing renewable baseload power... 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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