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Tehran Municipality Enlists Startups for Smart Waste Management - Report

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Urban authorities, tech enthusiasts and startup owners gathered in Tehran on Monday to discuss smart solutions for overhauling waste management in the Iranian capital
Tehran Municipality Enlists Startups for Smart Waste Management - ReportTehran Municipality Enlists Startups for Smart Waste Management - Report

Urban authorities, tech enthusiasts and startup owners gathered in Tehran on Monday to discuss smart solutions for overhauling waste management in the Iranian capital.
Households in Tehran generate over 9,000 tons of garbage every day, of which a substantial part is recyclable. However, due to the lack of adequate and advanced recycling facilities, most of the urban waste ends up in landfills and pollutes soil, air and water.
Speaking at the event titled InnoTehran and pointing to startups’ pivotal role in addressing urban issues, Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi said enlisting public participation for addressing problems will enable authorities to come up with more sustainable solutions.

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