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Algae Urn / urn for modern life

Algae Urn
Algae Urn

An Urn that uses the nutrient from bone ash to provide Algae food to survive.
It can also absorb CO2 and uses the Photosynthesis theory to generate electricity.
Algae urn is under the condition of cremation. Cremation can reduce the waste of
land resources and environmental pollution. But algae urn can also make full use
of the bone ash and give back to the environment. Algae can use these resources
and convert them into electric power and additional products.


Shih Chien University

Shih Chien University
TAIPEI, Taiwan