Waste

Recycling is an essential — if not particularly glamorous — part of fighting climate change. It’s no secret that the world has a serious trash problem. The U.S. alone generates…

CEOs at AMP Robotics, Novoloop and Nth Cycle will discuss disrupting recycling at TC Sessions: Climate

Within the past two years, Full Harvest’s impact on keeping food out of landfills grew five times, prompting the company to seek out additional capital to keep the momentum going.

Full Harvest targets food waste by finding homes for imperfect, surplus produce

Meet Pyxo, a French startup that has been thinking a lot about single-use plastic food packaging for the past three years. The company wants to offer a service that makes…

Pyxo wants to build the biggest network of reusable food containers

According to the EPA, the U.S. alone produces 292.4 million tons of municipal solid waste a year. That figure works out to around 4.9 pounds per person, per day. To…

Hear CEOs from Green Li-Ion, AMP Robotics and Material Evolution discuss high-tech solutions to waste management

We can all, by now, ascribe to the idea that something has changed in the last few months. Like it or not, business is not as it was. If we…

Astanor Ventures launches $325M Impact Fund aimed at food tech and ag tech startups

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Eliminate DevOps waste with Japanese management practices

Waste is the cardinal sin of lean methodology.

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Eliminate DevOps waste with Japanese management practices

London-based Greyparrot, which uses computer vision AI to scale efficient processing of recycling, has bagged £1.825 million (~$2.2 million) in seed funding, topping up the $1.2 million in pre-seed funding…

Greyparrot bags $2.2M seed to scale its AI for waste management

Cowboy Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Maveron and more are betting on cruelty-free, organic and sustainable makeup sales.

NakedPoppy launches curated beauty marketplace for wellness junkies

China’s war on garbage is as digitally savvy as the country itself. Think QR codes attached to trash bags that allow a municipal government to trace exactly where its trash…

Image recognition, mini apps, QR codes: how China uses tech to sort its waste

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent…

To successfully address the unprecedented man-made environmental crises we face, it’s time to retire the word sustainability.

Corporate sustainability must give way to corporate responsibility

Santa Fe has enlisted tech startup Rubicon Global to figure out what its residents toss in the trash, recycle or send to compost. Using data gathered by garbage collectors and…

Santa Fe enlists Rubicon Global to curb waste and ramp up recycling

Robots need excitement. If their lives don’t provide instead they’ll incite violence. Common sense. Simple common sense. But robots also need trash. That’s why the Trashbot is so cool. This…

The Trashbot Will Eat And Sort Your Garbage

You know that warm, altruistic feeling you get when you attempt to “go green” by recycling your old electronics? Turns out you’re killing people in Hong Kong and other Asian…