Environmental Research and Innovation - Educational Institutions
New technique developed to recycle urine
IIT-M student designs system to recycle urine
Anusha Ganta, a second year Ph.D student of the Civil Engineering Department in IIT Madras, has retrofitted urinals on the campus to collect urine, that is then processed into several useful materials for use in manufacturing.
Project Water Chakra is IIT Madras’s new technology developed to recycle human urine.
The project won the Indian Innovation Growth Programme 2.0 in July 2019.