Country Pick 2021 / / Student

CWC-Coffee waste water container

  • Prizes
    Winner in Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation/Rural Sustainable Design
  • Lead Designer
    Chih-Yen Lin, Sheng-Lun Huang, Prof Kai-Chu Li
  • Design Team
    Chih-Yen Lin, Sheng-Lun Huang, Prof Kai-Chu Li
  • University
    Ming Chi University of Technology

CWC is the water storage and fertilization container for growing coffee to improve the difficulty of water supply in rural areas and lack of fertilizer. CWC is made by the branches and hay from crushed coffee trees with water, and buried in the critical root zone (CRZ) of the two coffee trees. CWC The central water storage stores water taken by farmers or receives rainwater, and the fertilizer areas on both sides store liquid fertilizer.Liquid fertilizer is made of waste coffee peels, local black molasses and herbivore manure strains. CWC can be decomposed and absorbed, recycling coffee waste.

Photo Credit: Chih-yen Lin, Sheng-lun Huang, Prof Kai-chu Li