blue economy

Recycling local waste as substrates for edible mushroom cultivation in the context of "Blue economy".

Working with the industrial partner Lifecykel, this project explores the potential of local urban wastes such as such as coffee grounds and recycled paper as cultivating substrates for edible mushrooms. Compared with the current substrate, the project is expected to target alternative substrates and potentially elevate the efficacy of recycling waste. The research aims to contribute to fields including climate change, waste management and food demands.

This Master of Environment project is being undertaken by Hexing Yang in 2017-2018