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The Rise of Government Funding for New Waste Management Solutions

Local and federal governments have taken notice that the waste collection industry is in desperate need of new and improved waste technologies. While many companies with emerging solutions continue to seek funding from private investors, government funding could provide the budgets that would enact sizable change in the industry. Funding will be essential, yet the allocation […]

The South Korea Experience

The obvious suspects as far as target markets go for Israeli startups is either the u.s market, for the ease of doing business and lack of language barrier, or the relatively close by European market. No company is disregarding the Asian markets, but their distance from the entrepreneur’s comfort zone is delaying the interaction to […]

How Data Can Boost your Waste Hauling Business

Collecting and analyzing data is essential for the growth and optimization of any business. According to Forbes connecting different objects to the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the way whole industries and cities are operating. Waste management stands out as a large global industry that desperately needs a transition to IoT-based technology.  This transition […]

IBM released a new case study about GreenQ’s usage of OpenWhisk

Streamlining waste management with an Internet of Things platform powered by IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk technology GreenQ brings Internet of Things (IoT) technology to municipal waste management, launching its real-time monitoring and analytics platform in an IBM® Bluemix® environment and adopting serverless IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk architecture. Read the full case study here

Why Does Inefficient Collection Impacts on Recycling End Solutions

Today it seems that every nearly every industry is seeing revolutionary innovation that promises to change the way we do things. From self-driving cars to 3D printed organs, technology is redefining how we complete everyday tasks. However, waste collection is one area of society that has seen little innovation in the last few decades. The […]

5 Reasons why Smart Waste Management is the Future of IoT

With an inexorable growth of global population and consumption needs, the world of waste disposal is an immediate, growing concern. That is why, in recent decades, an increased incentive in better infrastructure for waste disposal sites, as well as better waste management in pickup and disposal, is leading better technology like IoT systems in waste […]

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How does GreenQ uses IBM’s OpenWhisk

Even though smart city technologies address various verticals and use different platforms to gather, analyze and transfer data, they all have one thing in common — heavy duty data volume. A dynamic habitat such as a modern city generates a substantial amount of data on a daily basis. GreenQ is a company engaging in smart […]

Waste Management Academy

Smart cities are becoming more relevant and applicable as the years go by, many universities and colleges around the world are addressing the topic via classes, conferences, and academic meet-ups. Even though those educational institutions possess the knowledge and distinguished professors, many of them realize the importance of integration with the business sector and involving […]