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Re-using shipping containers

Re-using shipping containers to reduce carbon emission

Re-using shipping containers as bus stands, mobile markets,etc.

Team
Kinetic
Rummana Sayeed, Shahreen Hossain, Md. Ahnaf Hasan
Contact details
rdev@gen-lab.org

Change in Human Behavior Towards a Clean Dhaka

The Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation installed around 6,000 waste bins across the city in 2016 but the project failed within a year due to a lack of awareness of the citizens. So, any waste management project in Dhaka require behavioural change of it's citizens.

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Re-using shipping containers to reduce carbon emission

Re-using shipping containers as bus stands, mobile markets,etc.

Solution context

Large shipping containers are not used and left to rot after a certain number of shipping is done throughout the world. These shipping containers are not biodegradable since these are totally metallic and not decomposible.

Solution description

Using old shipping containers as market spaces,preservoirs, bus stands, nurseries, etc even equipped with solar panels utilising these containers' life span,durability, easy mobility and an easy and less expensive alternative to concrete buildings and structures.

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