Trillions of pounds of trash: New technology tries to solve an old garbage problem

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The world generates trillions of pounds in solid waste each year and landfills are no solution as they leak greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change.

AMP Robotics thinks it can solve some of the recycling industry’s biggest challenges with an AI and machine vision-based autonomous recyclables-sorting technology.

Other innovative start-ups, like Footprint, are seeking to end the use of single-use plastics altogether and call recycling of plastic “a joke.”

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