Upcycling Biological Waste Into Whiskey

Upcycling Biological Waste Into Whiskey
Advertising

A London designer has created a liquor by carefully distilling the urine of diabetics.

Naresh Kumar
  • 26 august 2010

London designer James Gilpin may have raised the eyebrows of many medical experts and whiskey lovers with his new project, “Gilpin Family Whisky.” The concept of the project is to utilize sugar-heavy urine excreted by diabetic patients for fermenting into high-end single malt whiskey. Gilpin, who is himself a type 1 diabetic, says that his project’s objective is to start a dialogue with health care professionals about the everyday problems caused by diabetes, and to consider the possibilities of using abundant biological waste products in new ways.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.