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Dehumidified Waste Food to Farm animals

To dehumidify the waste food from hotels and sell it to farms to feed livestock like pigs and buffaloes

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Most of the hotel waste in towns is used as food for buffaloes and pigs. But unfortunately, big cities in India don't have buffaloes or pig farms and hence all the hotel waste (huge quantity) is dumped in landfill areas. Apart from this, feeding wet hotel waste to buffaloes and pigs is a messy job to do. Hence, why don't we dehumidify the hotel wastes from big cities and sell it to buffaloes and pig farms. Moreover, dehumidifying helps in transportation and storage of waste food.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

Dehumidifying (sun-drying) waste food and taking feed back from buffalo owners.

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Guidance to set up the process outline

Tell us about your work experience:

Worked as Design Engineer at UTC Aerospace Systems for 4.7 years, Started and managing a School, Started Engineering Consultancy company.

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  • A group brainstorm

How far along is your idea?

  • It’s just been created! It’s existed for 1 day - 1 month

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The Pig Idea


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Hello Guru Prasad 
My company Canasco sells commercial-grade dehydrators around the world. See:
We are also interested in turning food waste to animal feed. Please feel free to email us to learn more or share ideas!
Hope to hear from you,

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Hello Kim,
Its great to know about your product.
If you can help me conduct some experiments in India, it can be useful to many and it will also help you to market your dehumidifier to a lot of small scale and big scale hotels in India.
We are excited to know your interest