U.K. study on wipes in sewer blockages released

Further consumer information on disposal of non-flushable material advised Far greater consumer awareness on what can and cannot be flushed is required, according to a Water UK report released today that explores the impact of wipes and personal care items on UK sewer systems. The analysis of over 50 sewer blockages confirmed that the “majority … More U.K. study on wipes in sewer blockages released

Reinventing the toilet

Traditional flush toilets aren’t an option in many parts of the world, but neither is leaving people with unsafe and unhygenic choices. Now, one company is piloting a new loo that’s waterless, off-grid and able to charge your phone. Lina Zeldovich travels to Madagascar to witness the start of a lavatorial revolution Eleonore Rartjarasoaniony – … More Reinventing the toilet

Conversational commerce and the rise of the robot

Retailers have been watching AI, the artificial intelligence for years, and while 2018 may be the year it takes off, many companies struggle to justify the investment without a clear strategy. Earlier this year at Shop.org, Oak Labs CEO and founder Healey Cypher spoke with Joyce Lee, head of Google Retail Innovation, and Jennifer Tvedt, … More Conversational commerce and the rise of the robot

What happened when North Carolina cut taxes like the GOP plans to for the country

For a peek into a world after a massive tax cut, visit North Carolina and ride along with factory owner Eric Henry. Conservative groups have hailed North Carolina as a model of a tax overhaul since it began slashing state corporate and individual tax rates four years ago. And one of the effort’s main architects, … More What happened when North Carolina cut taxes like the GOP plans to for the country