Unrecognized Hazard: Used Oil Filters, 2007 Columbus Foundation Community Grant

Written by on October 20, 2007 in 2007, Columbus Foundation Community Grant, Team

Unrecognized Hazard: Used Oil Filters

West Branch Middle School
West Branch, IA

Problem: Environmental hazards caused by used oil filters being disposed of in household trash and ultimately landfills.

Solution: Public awareness campaign to educate the community about this environmental hazard.

The finalist teams were judged for the practicality of implementing their idea. The winning team received the $25,000 Columbus Foundation Community Grant to take back to their community to make their innovation a reality.


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