If you had been asking yourself how to benefit from the biggest business revolution of our times – the clean technology revolution. Cleantech includes recycling and renewable energies like: wind power, solar power, biomass, hydropower, biofuels, etc., as well as information technology, green transportation, electric motors, green chemistry, lighting, greywater and many other appliances that are now more energy efficient.
What is CleanTech?
Clean tech is any service or product that improves operational performance, productivity or efficiency. The goal is reducing costs, raw materials, energy consumption, waste and other environmental pollution.
From infoDev.org, a global innovation and entrepreneurship program of the World Bank Group. This infographic is part of a report that assesses the potential market for 15 emerging clean technology sectors in the developing world:
Recycling is a part of cleantech and a worldwide trend. It helps cut down on waste but is also big business. This infographic breaks down some of the basic numbers of recycling, for example how many tons of electronic equipment are thrown away each year, and highlights the countries that are best at recycling: