Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Canadian Youth Unite for Lake Erie at AquaHacking Challenge 2017
As the African proverb goes, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together”. This was quoted by one of the judges to conclude the 2017 AquaHacking semi-finals competition.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Hacking the watershed BY ANDREW REEVES, Corporate Knigths
How the de Gaspé Beaubien Foundation is corralling a tech-savvy younger generation to tackle freshwater issues.
So, how do you think it went?” he asks. “Amazing,” replies another man standing in a line of young people wearing blazers, hoodies and loud sneakers. “The T-shirts you guys made?” continues the first: “Can’t be beat.” The two men then refocus on the hors d’oeuvres being offered in the lobby of the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario.
Friday, September 15, 2017
Startup developing reusable laundry sheet to remove microplastics by Karen Graham (Digital Journal)
Microfibers, as the name suggests, are so small, they can only be seen using a microscope. These minuscule fibers of acrylic, nylon, spandex, and polyester are shed each time we wash our clothes and are carried off to wastewater treatment plants, eventually ending up in our drinking water.