\" \" The research out of Georgia Tech is promising for converting waste into nutrient-rich water for growing urban hydroponic veggies such as these. At Georgia Tech, Yongsheng Chen, an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has an innovative and ingenious plan to flip the script on wastewater. Not only that, wastewater releases gases like methane that can be captured and used as an energy source for cooking, heating, cooling or even transport. And given the venue (Georgia Tech) he's not going to be winging it. The goal is to create an affordable system that can be easily adopted by municipalities anywhere and everywhere.