waste collection

Volvo’s new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog

Rather than entirely automating garbage collecting, Volvo's new truck is designed to work alongside a trash collector, reversing from house to house to make collection more efficient.
Emerging Tech

Reflow turns plastic waste into 3D print filament, sends profits back to waste pickers

Amsterdam-based company Reflow has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help developing communities and waste pickers turn plastic waste into 3D printing filament.