One City

One City

Tracking our trash

posted by Kirsten Firminger

I think this is so cool. MIT is conducting a research project which involves inserting “smart” chips into objects that become trash, which are then tracked in order to learn where all our trash goes. As they state on their Trash Track website:

“Imagine a future where immense amounts of trash didn’t pile up on theperipheries of our cities: a future where we understand the’removal-chain’ as we do the ‘supply-chain’, and where we can use thisknowledge to not only build more efficient and sustainableinfrastructures but to promote behavioral change. In this future city,the invisible infrastructures of trash removal will become visible andthe final journey of our trash will no longer be ‘out of sight, out ofmind’.”

Comments read comments(22)
post a comment
garcinia cambogia hokkaido slimming pills

posted March 26, 2014 at 10:21 am

ello there and thank you for your info – I’ve certainly picked up something new from right here.
I did however expertise a few technical points using this site, as I experienced to
reload the web site a lot oof times previous to I could get itt to load correctly.
I had been wondering if your web host is OK?
Not that I’m complaining, but slow loadibg instances times will very frequently affect your placement in googble andd could
damage your hogh quality score if advertising and marketing with Adwords.

Well I’m adding this RSS to my email and can
look out for much more of your respective intriguing content.
Make sure you update this again soon.

report abuse

healthy lose weight fast

posted July 20, 2014 at 6:37 am

Hey there just wanted to giive you a quick heads up. The text in your content sesem to be
running off the screen in Opera. I’m not sure if this is
a formatting issue or something to do with browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to
let you know. The design look gresat though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Cheers

report abuse

spela på nätet

posted August 23, 2014 at 8:49 am

Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and
wanted to say that I have truly enjoyed surfing
around your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to
your rss feed and I hope you write again soon!

report abuse

new product commercialization

posted August 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm

If you would like to take a good deal from this piece of writing then you have to apply these strategies to your
won web site.

report abuse

posted August 24, 2014 at 4:08 am

Pretty! This was an extremely wonderful article.
Thank you for supplying this info.

report abuse


posted August 28, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day.
It’s always interesting to read articles from other authors and practice something
from other websites.

report abuse

canon eos rebel t3 review

posted August 30, 2014 at 10:12 am

My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was entirely right.

This put up actually made mmy day. You cann’t imagine simply how
a loot tkme I had spent for this information! Thanks!

report abuse

G-Shock watches for women

posted September 2, 2014 at 11:21 pm

I wass wndering iif you ever thought of changing the structure of your blog?
Its very well written; I love what youve got tto say.
But mayne you could a little more in the way of content so people could connect with it better.
Yoube got an awful lot of text for only having one or two pictures.
Maybe yyou could space it out better?

report abuse

how to win Lotto tips

posted September 3, 2014 at 8:53 am

Hurrah! After all I got a blog from where I know how to actually obtain useful information concerning my study and knowledge.

report abuse

Kim Dom Khang

posted September 3, 2014 at 11:43 pm

Fantastic beat ! I would like to apprentice at the same time as you amend your site, how could
i subscribe for a weblog website? The account helped me
a appropriate deal. I have been tiny bit familiar of this your broadcast offered vivid clear idea

report abuse

Having read this I believed it was extremely enlightening.
I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this article together.
I once again find myself spending a lot of time both reading
and commenting. But so what, it was still worthwhile!

report abuse

posted September 5, 2014 at 11:46 am

Albuquerque’s Until Chaos play heavy metal laced ѡith Southern-styled rock.
Ҭhis is the reason sociologist psychiatrists аnd judicial systedms worldwide seek tо identify
what iѕ гeally happening іn serial killer minds. Ҭhe details provided plenty of convincing infօrmation foг my braiun to “flip
tthe switch.

report abuse

karate kamas

posted September 6, 2014 at 8:32 pm

Proponents of the barefoot running movement claim
that once a runner removes his shoes, his feet naturally seek the most efficient
running gait. So, training with different length staffs and sticks like kali or escrima would be ideal.
Hopefully, you never need that, but if you ever did, it
could potentially save your life and I know I feel
better knowing I do what I can to be prepared for anything.

report abuse

steam hack

posted September 7, 2014 at 11:58 pm

Hi there to all, it’s genuinely a pleasant for me to go to see this website, it
contains important Information.

report abuse

ge healthcare

posted September 8, 2014 at 6:21 am

Hurrah, that’s what I was exploring for, what a stuff!
existing here at this blog, thanks admin of this web site.

report abuse

Ummah Global Relief Zakat Calculator

posted September 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm

If some one needs to be updated with latest technologies after that he must be go to see this web page and be up to date all the time.

report abuse

black dinner set ikea

posted September 12, 2014 at 2:17 am

hello!,I like your writing very a lot! proportion we be in contact more about your post on AOL?
I need a specialist in this space to resolve my problem.
Maybe that is you! Taking a look forward to peer you.

report abuse

Dell Desktop Computers With Windows 7

posted September 14, 2014 at 4:32 pm

Hi there just wanted to give youu a quick heads up and let yoou know a
few of the pictures aren’t loaading properly. I’m not suree why but I think
its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in twoo different web browsers and both show the same results.

report abuse

alloy generator

posted September 15, 2014 at 4:31 pm

Hey! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my good old room mate!

He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this write-up
to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read.
Thanks for sharing!

report abuse

weight loss tips for Pcos

posted September 16, 2014 at 7:27 pm

I always emaoled this website post page to all my contacts, for the reason that if like tto read
it then my links will too.

report abuse

łóżka dla dzieci

posted September 17, 2014 at 9:23 am

Up until recently, no one was completely aware of all patience to deal with painful blisters.
Formerly a senior partner at the same abc room.

The Braves bought Aaron’s contract from the main reasons Georgia found
a label. In this way inherent social values
are abc instilled with that, although rare,
however, they need to mae them relaxed and healthy know from here.

report abuse


posted September 17, 2014 at 9:21 pm

I think the admin of this website is actually working hard for his site, since here every information is quality based stuff.

report abuse

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

More blogs to enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting One City. This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blogs you may also enjoy: Most Recent Buddhist Story By Beliefnet Most Recent Inspiration blog post Happy Reading!

posted 2:29:05pm Aug. 27, 2012 | read full post »

Mixing technology and practice
There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media technologies — such as this blog — to both further o

posted 3:54:40pm May. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 conference — named after his book of the same nam

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had impermanence on my mind recently. I've talked about it her

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a revolution based on authentic action. A social movemen

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »

Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.