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Corn tableware: ukrainian​ eco-friendly alternative to plastic

Uryadovy Courier: A startup competition was held at Uzhgorod National University. The best student innovative idea was about producing disposable tableware from corn husk, grain straws, and food industry waste.

The creators, Ivan Zub, a student at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, and Taras Gryadil, a post-graduate student at the Department of Therapy and Family Medicine, suggested an effective method of producing ecological products from corn leaves, cereal stems and food industry waste.

Volodymyr Smolanka, President of UzhNU, congratulated the winners of the contest and awarded them with certificates and money bonuses. The guests from several European institutions invited not only the finalists, but also all startup participants to present their works at the inventors’ contests in the best universities of Sweden and Germany