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Hardware to Save a Planet

Our planet is warming at an unsustainable rate. This climate crisis is being caused by humans and it will take human ingenuity to stop or reverse it... Hardware to Save a Planet explores the technical innovations that are giving us hope in the fight against climate change. Each episode focuses on a specific climate challenge and explores an emerging physical technology solution, with the person bringing it into reality. Hosted by Dylan Garrett, Head of Climate Tech Business at Synapse.

Tracks

Re-imagining the Future of Packaging with Insiya Jafferjee, Co-founder & CEO at Shellworks
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Insiya Jafferjee. They discuss the role Shellworks plays in reimagining sustainable alternatives to plastic use cases. They delve into unique and environmentally beneficial product concepts and designs used by Shellworks to address the issue of plastic waste holistically and contextually.
39:05 09/29/2022
Developing an Environmentally-Friendly and Fish-Saving Hydropower Turbine with Abe Schneider, Co-founder and CTO of Natel Energy
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Abe Schneider, Co-founder and CTO of Natel Energy, to discuss how the company has developed a new hydropower turbine model, which allows the safe passage of fish in already existing hydropower plants.
47:59 09/15/2022
Capturing Semi-Truck CO2 Emissions Directly From the Tailpipe with Paul Gross, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Remora
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Paul Gross, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Remora, to discuss the technology behind Remora's new device that captures at least eighty percent of a semi-truck’s carbon emissions directly from the tailpipe.
36:39 09/01/2022
Innovative Waste Recycling: AI and Robotics with Areeb Malik, Co-founder of Glacier
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Areeb Malik, Co-founder of Glacier. They talk about what occurs at recycling facilities and how Glacier is enhancing them using AI and robots to help foster a circular economy.
41:34 08/18/2022
Tackling Environmental Issues Through Revolutionary Air Conditioning Technology with Daniel Betts, CEO & Founder of Blue Frontier
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Daniel Betts, CEO and Founder of Blue Frontier, to discuss the revolutionary and energy-efficient air conditioning technology Blue Frontier is developing to tackle environmental issues.
51:52 08/04/2022
The Future of Geothermal Energy Generation with Carlos Araque, CEO & Co-founder of Quaise
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Carlos Araque, CEO and Co-founder of Quaise. Carlos discusses geothermal energy as the only renewable energy source capable of fulfilling the future energy demands of the human species with the greatest efficiency. He dives into the structure and operation of geothermal energy technology, the methods, challenges, and approaches.
45:30 07/21/2022
A Sustainable Approach to Direct Air Capture with Noah McQueen, Head of Research & Co-Founder of Heirloom
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Noah McQueen to discuss Heirloom’s sustainable approach to direct air capture (DAC). They discuss leveraging carbon mineralization as a climate solution with the hope of removing a billion tons of carbon from the air by 2035. They further discuss the challenges to DAC, the voluntary market, and why this type of climate technology is difficult to deploy at scale.
38:00 07/07/2022
The Waste Management Industry with Jeff Satwicz, Co-Founder of Bigbelly
In today's episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Jeff Satwicz, Co-Founder of Bigbelly. They discuss the Bigbelly startup experience, from identifying a product fit and a sustainable approach for proper waste management. They delve deep into how technology and data can greatly improve the waste management industry.
37:11 06/23/2022
Transforming Wind with Erika Boeing, CEO & Founder of Accelerate Wind
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Erika Boeing, to discuss the start-up journey of Accelerate Wind, from identifying a product fit and a suitable business model for growth to the future of Accelerate Wind. They delved into how Accelerate Wind evolved into having an efficient approach to generating wind energy with rooftop turbines. Through their patent-pending powertrain approach that uses intermediate energy storage in a compact flywheel to lower the cost of wind turbine power electronics, Accelerate Wind generates wind energy for commercial and industrial applications.
34:36 06/09/2022
Putting Oil Back Where It Belongs with Peter Reinhardt, CEO & Co-Founder of Charm Industrial
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by Peter Reinhardt, CEO and Co-Founder of Charm Industrial. Peter talks about his company, its evolution, and approaches to championing the call to save the planet by converting biomass into a liquid, which can then be pumped back underground for permanent storage. Charm Industrial calls this "putting oil back where it belongs".
37:43 06/09/2022
Trailer
Our planet is warming at an unsustainable rate. This climate crisis is being caused by humans and it will take human ingenuity to stop or reverse it... Hardware to Save a Planet explores the technical innovations that are giving us hope in the fight against climate change. Each episode focuses on a specific climate challenge and explores an emerging physical technology solution, with the person bringing it into reality. Hosted by Dylan Garrett, Head of Climate Tech Business at Synapse.
02:51 06/07/2022