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WHECAT / Recycle, Bioplastics


WHECAT develops sustainable pet products and a systematic solution to air pollution problem caused by excessive incineration of agricultural wastes. Essentially, we encourage rural Chinese villagers to recycle wheat straws that normally go to flame and transform them into biodegradable pet nests. The project not only redefines the commercial value of wheat straws and thus diversifies farmers' income, it also connects the ancient wisdom of wheat braiding craftsmanship and the growing modern demands for high-quality pet products. With mass production technologies, we now bring a win-win solution to farmers, artisans, consumers, and the nature.


Hunan University

Hunan University
School of Design
Changsha, Hunan, China

Ziren Zhou,
Hunan University

Xinran Su,
Hunan University