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Solid waste educator saves trash to illustrate waste generation
Solid waste educator saves trash to illustrate waste generation
What if you had to keep all the trash you generated for a year? How would you look at things like disposable water bottles, fast-food wrappers, and little things like straws and Q-tips? For the coming year, Alicia Ebaugh is going to be doing just that....
'Smart garbage' startup cuts city trash costs by 40 percent
'Smart garbage' startup cuts city trash costs by 40 percent
The amount of garbage in cities is growing. Global trash production has risen to more than 3.5 million tons, according to the World Bank, which estimates that will hit the 6 million mark by 2025. With loads of trash increasing, disposal costs also are ...
Watch this drone-guided robot empty the trash
Watch this drone-guided robot empty the trash
A group of college students has developed a drone-controlled robot capable of identifying and emptying trash cans. The robot was created under Volvo's Robot-based Autonomous Refuse handling project, which the Swedish automaker announced last year. Stud...