It’s happening: a number of members of the TechCrunch team are boarding planes, aeroplanes, and other spellings of flying vessels to join us in San Francisco for Disrupt. To say we’re excited would be using far too few syllables.
Lauren S created a TechCrunch Disrupt user guide, as well as a guide to all the receptions, parties, and other cool extracurriculars. We’ll see you soon! — Haje and Christine
Even Indonesia’s largest landfills are at (or near) capacity, and the government has set an ambitious target of 30% waste reduction by 2025, according to Catherine. Waste4Change is one of the organizations aiming to help by increasing recycling rates and enabling better waste management.
The startup, which currently manages over 8,000 tons of waste per year, announced today that it has received $5 million in Series A funding from AC Ventures and PT Barito Mitra Investama.