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WHECAT / Turning Wheat Straw into Biodegradable Cattery


WHECAT developed a sustainable looping product + system solution on air pollution caused by wheat straw incineration. By redefining the commercial value of wheat straw into biodegradable pet supplies through simple processing, we help villagers reduce the proportion of straw being burnt as well as increase their extra income. We linked traditional wisdom to the modern, from handcraft wheat braids to mass-productional forming, we bring a win-win solution to farmers, artisans, factories, consumers and also the nature. WHECAT is now open source for all so as to inspire more villages earn extra income as well as reducing local straw incineration.


Hunan University

Hunan University
School of Design
Changsha, Hunan, China

Ziren Zhou,
Hunan University

Xinran Su,
Hunan University