By Tech:NYC, April 2019
Next week, we’ll celebrate Earth Day, and as the climate threats facing our city and country grow more urgent, the New York tech sector is reacting by building businesses that put sustainability at the center — and help other organizations of all kinds do the same.
“New York is an incredible place to tackle the challenges of the waste industry given its size and logistics.”
– Adam Pasquale, RTS COO
A budding component of our community includes new green tech, biotech, and life sciences startups — and together with the expansion of Alexandria’s biotech campus on the East Side, NYC’s $500 million investment in life sciences startups and incubator programs, and the expected passage of New York’s “own Green New Deal,” NYC is proving itself both a local and global leader in sustainability.
In honor of Earth Day — and the ways we can all support a healthy planet — here’s five New York companies that are building technology-forward solutions to transform agriculture, waste and recycling, and more.