First, there were solar-powered garbage cans. Now municipalities can put the squeeze on recyclable trash and cut down on the number of trips garbage handlers make.
Latest version of 30-watt solar-powered trash crusher, found in several cities, fits in better. And future versions are set to get remote communications.
Trash removal giant Waste Management signs a deal to distribute BigBelly Solar's solar-powered trash compactors popular in U.S. cities and other public places.
Genomatica partners with Waste Management to develop chemical products from syngas, the companies announce last week.