Enviroot is all about turning orange peels into particle boards.
(L-R) (2021) - Dr. Andrew Grant (Associate Professor of Chemistry), Padmapriya Srinivasan (Project Manager), Lopsii Olagoke (former Co-President Enactus Mount Allison), Esther Ataikiru (former Assistant Project Manager and Research Assistant).
Ideally, particle boards are made from trees and contain chemicals that are harmful to the body. As folks concerned about our wellbeing, we investigated this and wanted to find a suitable replacement that would reduce deforestation as well as be sustainable.
We have created a prototype and plan on working with consultants and engineers on the next phase of our project.