XU takes top spot at Blue Responsibility Awards in Malaysia

Xavier University bested the other 23 entries from 14 different countries at the Blue Responsibility Awards: Manufacturing for a Sustainable Terra Preta Sanitation System during the 12th Global Conference for Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM). It was held at the Puteri Pacific Hotel in Johor Bahru, Malaysia on September 24.

The entry of XU is dubbed as “Terra Preta Sanitation System for Post-disaster Transitional Communities in the Philippines” which is a collaborative work of its two Research and Social Outreach (RSO) units – the School of Medicine’s Sustainable Sanitation (SuSan) Center and the College of Engineering’s Engineering Resource Center (ERC).

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