Tagged: waste management

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Turning Household Waste Into Biogas

In the past, we have highlighted companies like (B)Engery and DB Export, that uses organic waste and brewery by-product  to make biogas respectively. HomeBiogas is taking it a step further by offering a household Biogas System that will...

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Turning Human Waste to Briquettes

In the past, we have highlighted the solar-powered toilet, a unit developed by a team at Caltech that treats waste water, providing a safe and inexpensive way to dispose off human waste. Now, we  would...

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Utilizing Waste to Build Roofing System

In the past, we have highlighted companies like Ecovative – that uses mushroom to replace plastic foam, and Eco-BLAC, which uses industrial waste to make bricks. Now, we would like to introduce Re-Materials, an innovative start-up...

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Recycling Plastics to Reduce Poverty

People in developing countries don’t have access to proper waste management. As a result, plastic is often thrown onto the streets which eventually makes it’s way into ocean. It is estimated that about 8 million tons of...

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Caltech – A Winning Sanitation Solution

An estimated 4.5 billion people in the developing world lack access to adequate sanitation facilities—a situation that contributes to millions of deaths every year as well as environmental pollution and economic losses. But even...

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Eco-Black – Bricks from Industrial Waste

Over 250 billion clay bricks are produced throughout India annually. This centuries-old product remains the subcontinent’s most commonly used building material, even as the environmentally detrimental production of fired clay bricks is responsible for...

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Daily Dump – Compost at Home

When Daily Dump started in 2006, their vision was to constantly re-imagine their relationship with the earth, with each other and with their urban spaces. Essentially, they are in the mindset changing business –...

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Hug It Forward – Bottle Schools

Hug It Forward is a multicultural organization operating at the grassroots level in the region of Latin America, with an emphasis in Guatemala. They facilitate education and awareness around improved trash management methods via...