Monday Jul 27th, 2015

Checking Out Trash and Feeding Giraffes at Texas Disposal Systems

Written by Ellen Burris

The SXSW Sustainability Team was recently invited to tour Texas Disposal Systems which is way more than a garbage dump. We learned so much about what it takes to deal with trash, recycling and compost in a responsible manner, and we got to feed their giraffe "Stretch"....with our mouths....

Wednesday Jun 17th, 2015

SXSW Eco Spotlight on Startup Programming

Written by Amanda Shaftel

SXSW Eco’s Startup Showcase is a fast-paced pitch competition featuring top impact companies from around the world. The event has become a launching pad for the latest innovations set to positively impact society and the environment, and serves as a place of discovery for corporate, venture capital, angel and...

Wednesday Jun 10th, 2015

Design for Positive Impact - SXSW Eco

Written by Amanda Shaftel

SXSW Eco’s Place by Design (PXD) competition is one of the most popular events at the SXSW Eco conference. PXD highlights innovative projects that transform the built environment for positive social, environmental and economic impact. This year, SXSW Eco is featuring design as a central theme to overall...