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Rise of technologies: WSDS 2020 is a playground for innovative solutions

Rise of technologies: WSDS 2020 is a playground for innovative solutions

We’ve come a long way since man invented the wheel.

TERI's World Sustainable Development Summit 2020 (WSDS 2020) exhibits the very best of these technologies at the first edition of IFAT-Delhi — North India’s trade fair for water, sewage, solid waste, and recycling —co-located with WSDS 2020 at the venue. These technologies are sustainable and eco-friendly.

Gobbler Eco Green

Manufactured by Cosmic Healers Pvt. Ltd, Punjab, Gobbler Green is a unique tool that can substitute manual collection of road waste. The machines works on the basic working formula of a vacuum cleaner and is a ride-on cum walk-along power suction litter picker machine. Gobbler is effective on all surfaces. It can fully substitute manual force in picking up litter and provide quick, cheap and effective cleaning.

Cloudtech’s Anti-Smog Gun

This machine made its initial trial in 2017. The Anti-Smog gun is a vapour-based dispenser that can bring down pollutants in the air. The tiny water vapours make fine particles in the air heavy and force them to settle on the ground. It is possible that a shift to vapour-based dispenser would become important with Delhi and other cities that routinely get engulfed in deadly smog.

vCam-6 HD

The vCam-6 HD inspection system from Vivax-Metrotech gives the flexibility to cover a range of inspections including municipal collection systems, residential plumbing, indoor commercial lines, and lateral lines from three inches up to eight inches in diameter. Their camera systems use the latest technology packaged in a rugged, lightweight, compact profile made specifically for the harsh conditions related to sewer lateral inspections.

Standard Gaphite, Korea

Graphene is a new, revolutionary material that can provide solutions to the depletion of natural resources and the impending environmental crisis of the future by providing the world with a sustainable and durable input product.

Possessing the most outstanding physical properties among all existing materials, Graphene, the miracle material of the 21st century, promises to revolutionize the future.

Harshit Mansukhani is a final year undergraduate at Bennett University. He is part of a team of young, passionate, and inquisitive students who are reporting from WSDS 2020 with fresh perspectives and insights.