Sustainable wins

Two projects that propose innovative solutions to sustainability problems are the winners of the third Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The Challenge is run jointly by the Elsevier Foundation and the company's chemistry journals team. First prize winner is Prajwal Rabhindari, President of the Research Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology (RIBB) in Nepal, will receive €50,000. The second prize winner is Alessio Adamiano, a researcher at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) Rabhindari has shown how guava leaves can be used to prevent food spoilage while Adamiano's work demonstrated how natural extracts of fish byproducts can be used as agricultureal fertilizer in Senegal.