Consumer & Gadgets

Smarter design of food packaging helps consumers sort waste better

Does the design of food packaging play a role in consumers' waste sorting behavior? Yes, that's what has been shown in a new doctoral thesis, recently presented at the University of Borås, Sweden. What is unique is that ...

Robotics

Urban swarms for autonomous waste management

Researchers at MIT Media Lab, the University of Pisa, and Université Libre de Bruxelles have recently explored the feasibility of using swarm robotic systems for autonomous waste management. Their approach, outlined in a ...