Every year, the United Nations Environment Assembly looks around the world for the best new environmental ideas, and this year, Europe’s winner is focused on polymer film. 25-year-old Adam Dixon’s Phytoponics technology improves the efficiency of irrigation by using recyclable polymer film to contain crops and water. The technology also needs less land than traditional farming, which helps to save space. Dixon’s company is already a million-dollar business, and winning the Young Champion of the Earth prize will provide him additional funding and career training that will help to expand his film technology.
Read his full profile here!