Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management

Technologies that could change waste management industry

Solid Waste Management

Summary

Automating trash disposal or sorting by using artificial intelligence can significant enhance solid waste management efficiencies.

Perspectives and insights

  • With an optimal combination of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision, robots can efficiently pick and sort waste.
  • The big pacific trash patch, 98.9 percent of which is plastic, covers an area 3 times the size of Italy.