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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Muncipal Solid waste to Renewable Ultra-Clean Synfuels trending idea

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Together with Calgary-based Canada Chemical Corporation, and US-based Reform Earth Technologies, we are developing the world's first facility which will take Municipal Solid Waste and plastics and convert it directly into the cleanest burning diesel, or aviation fuel, available. This process would therefore make a substantial contribution to Calgary achieving net zero emissions by replacing fuel for municipal... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

"Alexa, can I recycle this strawberry clamshell container?"

"Yes! You can, please add it to your recycle bin if it has a recycling symbol of 1-7" is the answer that Alexa would give in the very near future if City of Calgary will fund and help develop my very simple idea!

A 2019 black cart composition study for single and multi-family dwellings showed that 28% of the black cart content were compostable and 16% were recyclable. Unfortunately, a significant amount of waste that... more »

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Efficient, Innovative & Better Every Day

Opt-in bin collection programs (black, blue, green)

Forcing homeowners to pay for bin collection they don't use is a waste of time and money. Many Calgarians are capable of disposing their own garbage, recyclables and compost, and shouldn't be forced to pay into a subscription service they don't use. Naturally, any combination (or all) of these programs should continue to be available for any homeowner who wishes to opt-in.

This change will reduce the amount of street... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Eco Friendly Waste Converter

Summary: The proposed solution will have a measurable impact on moving The City towards net-zero emissions by converting landfill waste to usable thermal and electrical energies. This invention not only provides the community with electrical energy but solves the municipal problem of garbage recycling.

Project Description: The main idea of our proposal is the integration of market available waste-to-energy converter... more »

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