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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Ecoplast Solutions - Advancing the Circular Economy trending idea

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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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

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

"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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