• This is what diversity is like at trash startup Rubicon

    This is what diversity is like at trash startup Rubicon

    It’s rare to see a tech company report higher than a ten percent black employee population, but that’s what Atlanta-based Rubicon Global just did. The trash and recycling company, which has raised $220 million in venture funding, touts some above-average representation of black employees, reporting 25 percent of its employee base is black. Rubicon Global does not haul trash… Read More

  • Recycle that old dumpster into a swimming pool

    Got a spare dumpster lying around? The economy’s down, so maybe the average family of four isn’t throwing as much trash away, filling only three American dumpsters per week instead of four. Whatever the case, you can turn that spare dumpster into a lot of gross/awesome stuff. Read More

  • Bic and Orange team up to make Bic Phone, fill landfills

    After so many years with them glued to our ears, being stuck without your cell phone sucks. Pay phones are getting harder to find (plus, you’ll catch the herp), and pre-paid cell phones require a night of charging before they’re ready to go. Looking out for forgetful travelers and those of us who just lose crap a lot, Orange France and Bic have partnered to create the Bic phone… Read More

  • R2-D2 Trashcan

    Since its release a bunch of decades ago, “Star Wars” has been the ultimate fare of geekdom. Anyone who can legitimately call oneself a nerd has seen the films, probably more than once, and holds at least some of it dear to the heart. Given its status as “The Godfather” of nerd films, it’s no surprise that “Star Wars” based products continue to… Read More