Photos World Award 2015
19. January 2016, Tehran/Iran
WINNER: Ceramic Pot Filters for water treatment
PERSON: MESIAKI KIMEREI UND STELA MESIAKI KIMEREI
Ceramic pot water filters treat contaminated water by way of filtration, thereby reducing the demand for conventional water treatments like boiling water, which uses non-renewable bio-mass & fossil fuels and produces carbon emissions.
WINNER: Tehran sewerage project
APPLICANT: TEHRAN SEWAGE COMPANY
The Tehran Sewage Company is constructing and operating the largest wastewater treatment plant in the Middle East which contributes to water conservation on a large scale.
WINNER: From Trees to Forests to Water to Food: LIFE!
APPLICANT: GREEN ETHIOPIA
PERSON: HANS RUDOLF ZEHNDER
The overall objective of the Foundation Green Ethiopia is to fight erosion in rural areas of Ethiopia by reforesting hills and mountain sides primarily with indigenous trees. The developing forests increase biodiversity, soil fertility and support water harvesting.
WINNER: Electric powered lorry for daily carriage of goods
APPLICANT: COOP GRUPPE GENOSSENSCHAFT
PERSON: GEORG WEINHOFER
As Coop aims to be CO2-neutral by 2023, they have shifted part of their goods transports from streets to rails, fueled their trucks with biodiesel and now use electric trucks to achieve their goal of a CO2-neutral goods transport.
WINNER: How water and bleach make a Liter of Light
APPLICANT: MYSHELTER FOUNDATION
PERSON: ILLAC DIAZ ANCELLOTTI
COUNTRY: UNITED KINGDOM
Liter of Light is an open-source two step solution to build a grassroots micro-solar industry in a country by creating a livelihood program that trains women from low-income populations to assemble locally sourced, sustainable, and affordable solar products.
WINNER: Freshwater Cup Environmental Football Tournament
Applicant: Toledo Institute for Development and Environment
Based in the Toledo district of Belize, the Freshwater Cup is an annual football tournament with a difference - to participate, each team of 18 school children (ages 10-12) must plan and execute an environmental project in their community.
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