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Rishi S. Vasudeva

Roswell, GA
age 17

Biodegradable Disposable Diaper

Spencer Whale, invented KidKare hospital equpment

Biodegradable Disposable Diaper

Rishi's invention is an eco-friendly, biodegradable diaper made of a corn-based polymer lining and an absorbent cellulosic inner padding. It is capable of biodegradation within days after use. It is thus healthier for the environment than the polyethylene-lined diapers currently made by manufacturers of disposable diapers.


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