Article: Blockchain Experiments Aim to Improve Waste Management

Blockchain, Innovation

Blockchain Experiments Aim to Improve Waste Management

Most plastic and other waste are not recycled. However, communities around the globe are experimenting with blockchain technology to improve that process.

Waste collection essentially consists of different data points along a chain. So, it’s only natural that blockchain technology has the potential to facilitate improvements to that process.

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Article: Even Garbage Is Using Blockchain Now

Blockchain, Innovation

The startup RecycleGO plans to use blockchain to track plastics recycling in Lagos, Nigeria.Even Garbage Is Using Blockchain Now

Blockchain, a decentralized ledger for linking information, can handle vast amounts of data and is often deemed immutable, as it is very difficult to alter completed digital entries. It underpins various cryptocurrencies, including the now-surging Bitcoin, and has become the cornerstone of Web 3.0 — the next, post-Big Tech phase in the evolution of the internet. Though many of its applications are in early developmental stages, blockchain is being used to innovate fields from banking and real estate to art and now, waste management.

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