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

Relectrify – Giving Car Batteries a Second Chance

Not everyone can see retired electric car battery as a means of storing solar energy and providing power back-up. However, Relectrify perceived this as an opportunity to provide sustainable, affordable and environmentally efficient energy solution. Electric car batteries can be transitioned into their second-life of storing solar energy for millions of households. However, reusing these… Read More Relectrify – Giving Car Batteries a Second Chance

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

ECOENERGY FINANCE | Lighting up rural Pakistan

EcoEnergy Finance was developed in 2009 with a focus to distribute solar energy to off-grid Pakistanis to provide them with safer and more environmentally friendly substitutes to kerosene and wood. Pakistan has an abundance of energy poor villages and providing them with electricity is not an easy and affordable triumph to achieve. Hence, EcoEnergy Finance… Read More ECOENERGY FINANCE | Lighting up rural Pakistan