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Poo Power! to Unlock Australia's Potential

Poo Power! to Unlock Australia's Potential

Monday 18th June 2012, 8:00am

MEDIA RELEASE

Melbourne man Duncan Chew has a vision to generate sustainable energy from a resource now under everyone’s nose - dog waste.

Mr Chew has received a $45,000 Unlocking Australia’s Potential grant, from the Australian government’s Inspiring Aus...

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$45,000 grant to Poo Power!

$45,000 grant to Poo Power!

Tuesday 12th June 2012, 10:00am

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Poo Power! is one of 63 successful recipients from Inspiring Australia’s ‘Unlocking Australia’s Potential’ program. The $45,000 grant has been awarded to the Yarra Energy Foundation to turn dog poo from parks in the City of Yarra into ren...

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Dog Poo Project Recipient of Awesome Grant

Dog Poo Project Recipient of Awesome Grant

Wednesday 25th April 2012, 5:26pm

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A new Melbourne project, Poo Power!, which uses discarded dog waste from parks as a renewable energy source is the latest recipient of the Awesome Foundation, Melbourne Chapter. The grant will be awarded to Duncan Chew who developed the project...

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Do you scoop your dog poo?

Do you scoop your dog poo?

Thursday 22nd March 2012, 4:21pm

What do you use to scoop - something made of plastic? To whom are you sending these little presents into the future?

Well, we’re working on something a little different that is better for the environment. Here’s sneak peek:

I know... we’re not giving m...

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Closing the Poop Loop

Closing the Poop Loop

Thursday 22nd December 2011, 8:44am

Hard at work writing the project proposal. Heres's the executive summary:

As the dog population in Australia continues to grow, so will the issue of dog 'waste' disposal in a waste management system of increasing urbanisation, a limited amount of suitable park...

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Yarra Energy Foundation CEO, Alex Fearnside on RRR

Yarra Energy Foundation CEO, Alex Fearnside on RRR

Tuesday 14th June 2011, 3:37pm

Skip ahead to 11 min 54 sec to hear Alex mention the dog poo project. I'm very chuffed this got a mention and excited that Poo Power! is in development with YEF.

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Much Ado About Poo

Much Ado About Poo

Friday 27th May 2011, 11:26am

There is an estimated 3.972 million dogs (across 2.8 million households) in Australia which are walked around our neighbourhood and in urban parks, that is, ‘dog parks’. These parks (whether designated “off-leash” or otherwise) are a source of large...

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Poo Power! is supported by:
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  • Yarra Energy Foundation
  • Melbourne Water
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