Rubbish x NoTraceTrails: A 2,650-Mile Hike & The World's Largest Litter and Microplastic Survey

Rubbish and NoTraceTrails have partnered up to conduct a groundbreaking litter and microplastics survey along the Pacific Crest Trail. The Rubbish app will be used to collect and analyze geolocated trash data to help companies, policymakers, and land managers implement effective measures to protect the environment, while empowering hikers and citizen scientists to join in on the litter survey using the Team feature in the app.

Litter Audits Show That SOMA West Residents are Enjoying a Cleaner and Healthier Neighborhood in 2020.

Read on to see how San Francisco's SOMA West District has changed from 2019 to 2020.

Rubbish Teams up With Sweep to Create the Future of Sustainable Solid Waste Management

Rubbish now enables municipalities to gain SWEEP Certification credits via litter audits and the implementation of IoT tech that removes litter from our urban environment.

How Do You Measure a Neighborhood’s Progress?

A field report from the River District in Sacramento, California’s capital city.

Rubbish Launches Contactless Reporting Platform in SoMa West

Rubbish has partnered with the SoMa West Community Benefit District to keep the community clean and drive traffic to businesses and artists who have suffered due to COVID-19!

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?

Penn/Rubbish Partnership Kicks Off on Earth Day!

The University of Pennsylvania is known for top-notch academics, excellent sports, and now, a tobacco-free campus thanks to their ongoing partnership with rubbish!