Trash is inevitable in today's world. However, it does not have to pollute our planet. A new startup, Sierra Energy, has raised $33 million dollars with one goal in mind: vaporize trash and turn it into clean energy! The company made the news mostly because of their financial backers, Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Mostly Bill Gates … Continue reading From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!
While the UK recently had their own store go cashless on a trial basis (article here), Amazon Go has been making it's own strides in business. Their cashless shops are accepting cash. Most of the world has gone cash-free, and they are also looking for the fastest way to shop. In a few places, now … Continue reading Amazon Go Not-So-Cashless Shopping
What do you do with plastic waste that cannot be recycled? Well, one company is taking repurposing seriously. They are processing the plastic into bluetooth speakers! The best part? Once they become speakers, they are able to be recycled later! I am a huge fan of finding a way to reduce, reuse, or recycle. It … Continue reading Company Finds Way to Recycle Unrecyclable Plastic
Over 20 years ago, Del Oro struck a deal with Costa Rica to dump their orange peels and pulp in a barren area of land on their conservation. In return, they traded them a portion of land on their border. It was an amazing deal that ended abruptly when the competition sued. Over 15 years … Continue reading That Moment When Waste Management is an Ecological Friend
Water bottles are a great way for people to carry water without clogging up the planet with plastic waste, but what about the cleaning process? A new water bottle has joined the market in making water bottles cleaner: Larq. Recently Business Insider gave the innovative bottle a try. At nearly $100 each, we all agree … Continue reading Larq Water Bottles: Self-Sanitizing, Water Purifying
Earth day has come and gone, but that does not mean we should stop caring for the planet. BioCellection founders spoke at this years Women in the World summit about plastics, and how they are killing our planet. Realistically, the oceans are littered with plastic waste. Landfills are full of the stuff. What isn't being … Continue reading BioCellection is Working to Solve Plastic Waste Crisis
When you have a problem, ignoring it will do you no good. So, when Google had a problem with food waste 5 years ago, they started analyzing possible solutions. Today, Google cafes have slowed waste down considerably. While they still have a long way to go, they are making incredible strides toward a better future. … Continue reading How Google Has Slowed Food Waste