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Biomaterials

Effects of Replacing Cement by Date Palm Trees Wastes on Concrete Performance

Effects of Replacing Cement by Date Palm Trees Wastes on Concrete Performance

Concrete

University of Buraimi

Using Palm leaves fibres and ash to reduce cement content in concrete

Shameless

Shameless

Education

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)

Shameless is a garment created by a biodegradable new fabric, to remind users about the implications of pollution and waste.

Dateform

Dateform

Work and Economic Growth

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)

A new system to process date farming byproducts into a range of upcycled materials

we are not waste anymore

we are not waste anymore

Food waste reduction

Chiang Mai University

Using discarded fruit as biomaterial to make doggy poop scoopers

Alternative Ecosystems

Alternative Ecosystems

Water and Sanitation

American University of Sharjah

Using the byproducts of desalinisation to create new architectures

SEEDCUP

SEEDCUP

Biomaterials

University of Applied Sciences (FH) Joanneum

Recycled coffee cups made from coffee grounds to reduce the use of paper and plastic

Kanan

Kanan

Water and Sanitation

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

A watertight door made from biomaterials to save homes from flooding

Bacterial Dye – the Pigment of the Future

Bacterial Dye – the Pigment of the Future

Water and Sanitation

KADK – The Royal Danish Academy

Using bacteria to create natural dyes and reduce the need for toxic chemicals

The Biorecycling Machine

The Biorecycling Machine

Health and Well-being

University of New South Wales

Using the metabolism of the body to recycle 3D printing plastic waste

For durian – by durian

For durian – by durian

Biomaterials

National University of Singapore

New packaging material made from durian to reduce the need for styrofoam

The Ventnor Brickworks

The Ventnor Brickworks

Sustainable construction

Imperial College London

A new carbon negative, low cost brick to make construction more sustainable