MIT researchers are developing a decision-support tool to help cities in India sustainably manage the societal and environmental impacts of their waste.
Volunteers needed to collect data on the composition of trash and recyclables generated on campus.
Amit Kumar and Gregory Stephanopolous look to the future of emissions reduction and recycling.
Events for anyone interested in developing countries, energy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and healthcare.
Burning farm waste for energy is widespread in the developing world, causing carbon emissions and poor air quality even though clean tech exists. Kevin Kung finds the missing link.
Faculty and students explore the systems of waste management in India, and the lives of the informal workers who make those systems run.
Navi-Chem’s reactors for converting solid waste into high-value chemicals named one of MIT’s most promising projects for the developing world.
Kate Mytty traveled to Muzaffarnagar to study in-depth how households produce waste–and where that waste goes.
In the wake of violence, a vibrant industrial city looks to change its reputation, and the lives of its residents, for the better.
Tata Fellow Michael Laracy is reimagining India’s most basic building material and helping factories reduce their waste footprint in the process.