IoT contributing towards circular economy in fashion

The global fashion industry has always had a considerable problem as far as sustainability is concerned. Not only is the industry directly responsible for 10% of the world’s carbon emissions, but it also boasts a business model that encourages consumers to discard their old items of clothing and replace it with new ones, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance

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What does SpaceX’s acquisition of Swarm say about space IoT?

SpaceX is notoriously quiet when it comes to mergers, and so it came with great surprise that a company had been acquired by the spaceflight company and that company was one that deals in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Improving air pollution monitoring with IoT sensors

Nine out of ten people around the world breathe polluted air, the World Health Organization reveals. Moreover, seven million people worldwide and between 90,000 to 360,000 in the US die every year due to conditions linked to air pollution.

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Smart waste management could help USA reach government targets for recycling

According to the USA’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), only 30% of waste in America is recycled, despite the fact that 75% of it is actually recyclable. The rest of the waste is either incinerated or put into landfill, says freelance technology writer, Jocelyn Brown, which is having a devastating effect on the environment.

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