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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Blockchain-enabled Smart Contract Platform for Waste Management Edited

Effective waste management is among the primary factors impacting the overall sustainability of municipalities - improving air and water quality as well as reducing carbon emissions. A key component of effective waste management is efficient waste tracking - involving traceability, operational transparency, audit and data security. However, existing waste management systems are manual, centralized and vulnerable to single... more »

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Waste Management Sustainability Optimizer Edited

Sustainable practices have become increasingly essential in many aspects of society. However, developments in various sectors are still necessary to make sustainable practices a norm. One such sector is the municipal waste management system. The primary objective of this proposal is to employ advanced analytics (deep learning, optimization and statistical methods) to develop a waste management decision support system.... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Muncipal Solid waste to Renewable Ultra-Clean Synfuels

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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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