If you remember watching the Mr. Fusion scene from Back to the Future and thinking… “my god, if I could invent that, I’d be a biiiilionaire!”, then you’re not alone. Startech Environmental Corporation is working with plasma technology to convert waste materials to a more usable form, plus something called “Plasma Converted Gas” which can be converted to energy. It may alchemy at this point, but it’s definitely interesting.
Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com
TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.
Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.
Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.
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