Cross Country Detrashing

Adam drove cross country from New York City to San Francisco and did a rubbish run at each stop.

130,000 trash pickups in San Francisco

Armed with trash bags and snazzy-looking smart trash grabbers, aka “ rubbish beams “, the rubbishers have picked up over 130,000 individual pieces of litter over the course of almost a year of regular street cleanings in San Francisco — collecting data all the while on what, where, and when.

The First Conference to Audit Its Litter

Our goal was to make Startup Grind Global 2020 the first conference in the nation to audit their litter and quantify their litter footprint.

How Firebase helps Rubbish clean up San Francisco

By relying on Firebase to store, process, and analyze an increasing amount of data, we feel confident that we can engage and empower individuals, communities, and governments to tackle extensive, seemingly unsolvable problems like litter.

First month of Rubbish on Polk Street (20% reduction in avg. litter!)

This is our first post! We are fully committed to a healthier, cleaner neighborhood — and we want to share some highlights from the first month of our Polk Street Pilot.

An Entrepreneurs' Footprints

What is the impact of hundreds of entrepreneurs on the campus and neighborhood during Y Combinator Startup School? What did its litter footprint look like?