Date: 7 August 2015
A Taiwan firm specializing in transforming household waste into high-performance materials was recently named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum, the first time for a local outfit to claim the prestigious honor.
Miniwiz Ltd.’s groundbreaking approach incorporates proprietary technologies, in-house engineering and architecture practices to create a new generation of resources utilizing recycled electronic and food waste, packaging and plastics.
One of the company’s more well-known solutions was employed in EcoARK, a major attraction during the 2010 Taipei International Flora Exposition. The nine-story-high facility comprised 1.5 million recycled polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, bottles. [FULL STORY]