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This Startup Is Using The World’s Biggest Agwaste Product To Filter Water – Its Long Game Is To Transform Global Water Management

This Startup Is Using The World’s Biggest Agwaste Product To Filter Water – Its Long Game Is To Transform Global Water Management

Marianne Lehnis writes on Forbes about Glarnis, a startup that turning agwaste into a product to filter water.

The C3 Take
  • Rice hulls, which are the hard protecting coverings on grains of rice, are the largest agwaste products in the world.
  • U.S.-based startup Glarnis is turning rice hulls into a water filtration media which could sequester billions of tons of CO2 and reduce the number of harmful microplastics in water.
  • Private-sector innovators are producing solutions that protect our environment and the health of the planet.

“Today, most rice hulls are burnt worldwide–218 billion pounds a year–but cleantech startup Glanris has developed a process to turn rice hulls into water filtration media–a cleantech solution that has the potential to transform both the rice and the water management industry.”

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