Air quality: A natural tactic
Converting paper wastes into disposable and biodegradable pots in order to cultivate natural cleaner plants.
How this will impact Adelaide's carbon emissions
This practical, natural and cost effective idea will help Adelaide’s carbon emission through:
1- Converting paper wastes into disposable and biodegradable pots.
2- Replacing traditional plastic pots with biodegradable ones.
3- Cultivating natural cleaner plants to increase air quality with less CO2 and higher oxygen concentration.
First part of the idea not only results in converting paper wastes into biodegradable pots but also reduces the amount of non-degradable polymeric (plastic) materials which harm our environment. The second part presents the ability of natural cleaner plants (i.e. Adiantum, Ivy, Aloe, etc.) in increasing the quality of air. It was reported that these plants have been effective in absorbing air chemicals and reduce pollutions (formaldehyde, benzene, carbon di-oxide, etc.). These plants may use indoor or outdoor.
Voting has now closed for the Wildcard prize. Stay tuned to find out which project will be the 11th finalist.