Plastic Bags – Environment’s Worst Enemy

Plastic bags are severely damaging the environment, yet people and the government are still not taking any serious actions in banning them or providing their substitute. 100 billion plastic bags are used every year in USA alone. The problem is further exacerbated as developed countries often send their plastic waste to developing countries where recycling… Read More Plastic Bags – Environment’s Worst Enemy

Sri Lanka – Some Pollution Facts

Main source of air pollution is vehicle emissions. They account for 60% of total emissions (Source; Google)   Management of waste water is almost non-existent (Source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Managing-waste-water-in-Sri-Lanka-An-uncomfortable-reality-125937.html)   Water from Kandy Lake is not suitable for drinking. A high coliform count and a high degree of faecal contamination was observed in all water samples obtained from the… Read More Sri Lanka – Some Pollution Facts

Boomera -Redefining Circular Engineering

Boomera – Redefining Circular Engineering Brammer deduced that only 3% of waste in Brazil was recycled. The rest ended up in landfills and garbage dumps. Neither the general public nor the public administrators took a formal and determined initiative to recycle the mounds of garbage accumulated every day. Wisewaste was founded by a Brazilian Guilherme… Read More Boomera -Redefining Circular Engineering

Automatic Garbage Sorter | Trashbot by CleanRobotics

Trashbot by CleanRobotics A venture of CleanRobotics, Trashbot is the first ever robotics of its kind to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to sort recyclable verses non recyclable items that goes in the land-fill sites. It uses a camera to identify when trash enters the loading bay and the AI system determines whether it is recyclable… Read More Automatic Garbage Sorter | Trashbot by CleanRobotics

WASTE TO ENERGY STARTUP IN FOCUS – Africa Clean Energy

Africa amidst other crises faces an immense energy crisis. Although Africa has been endowed abundantly with natural resources, but the continent is not able to capitalize on the ample wind, wave and solar power that it has been blessed with. Due to this, two out of three Africans are living without access to electricity. Energy… Read More WASTE TO ENERGY STARTUP IN FOCUS – Africa Clean Energy

MOST PROMISING INDIAN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT STARTUPS

As a fast growing economy with an ever increasing urban population, solid waste management is an area well worth focusing on for India. Currently, Urban India generates 42 million tones of solid waste, a number that is only projected to grow over the years.  The municipal corporations of the country cannot be counted upon to… Read More MOST PROMISING INDIAN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT STARTUPS