Climate Innovators - Create real solutions to your city’s climate challenge, take action in your city!
How will you benefit from Climathon?
- Help solve your city’s local climate challenge, and make your city more resilient to climate change
- Network with local leaders from academia, business and public authorities
- Develop your skills in public speaking, innovative thinking, prioritisation, and explore new tools and methodologies
- Join forces with other like-minded entrepreneurs and innovators
- Become a part of a global community working together to take climate action!
Application Deadline: 25th October, 2017
Solutions for Organic Waste Treatment and Post-Consumption Logistics
#1 Reverse Post-Consumption Logistics
Encourage solutions that allow the correct recycling and transportation of industrial and commercial waste, strengthening the circular economy to close the natural cycle of the matter and reduce the amount of waste dumped in landfills and dumps in Curitiba.
#2 Organic Waste Treatment
Organic waste accounts for more than 50% of total municipal solid waste generated in Brazil. When these materials are correctly recicled, their transformation into fertilizer or organic fertilizer can be done in various scales and technological models. The most common processes of recycling and treatment of organic waste composting (degradation of residues with presence of oxygen) and biodigestion (degradation of residues with absence of oxygen). We want to bring more simplified solutions so that ordinary citizens can treat their own waste.
#3 Alternative Residential Energy Sources
There is a global awareness that mankind is moving in uncontrolled pace towards new environmental disasters, ecological problems and global warming. It is also added that the technological society of the 20th century be driven, by the energy from fossil sources. Harnessing natural resources properly to meet energy demand is the most important step in mitigating satisfy the development of nations, increasingly dependending on energy. Renewable energy sources will undoubtedly play an increasingly important role in the global energy matrix of cities. In this sense, we want the ordinary citizen to have access to practical and simplified solutions related to hydropower, wind, solar, hydrogen and bioenergy.
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