I have lived in the US for the past ten years, and a big part of of my job is looking at the US technology scene for the latest and best start ups in fields like retail, media, food, hospitality, sustainable and mobile solutions.
When it comes to the environment and mobility solutions though, my recent trip through Portugal, Italy and Germany clearly reminded me that America can also learn a bit from Europe.
Some examples of Europe’s innovative green transportation solutions:
Many Portuguese towns have an underground garbage collection system in place. In communities where summer temperatures are consistently above100F this systemnot only prevents rodents and smell, but also makes towns and cities look much much nicer. Mind you, everyone is recycling as well. How great would this be in New York City?