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Announcing Crypto Law Review

Announcing Crypto Law Review

CleanApp is pleased to announce the publication of Crypto Law Review, a peer-reviewed journal offering in-depth analysis and original research on big issues of CryptoLaw and global governance.  We are publishing on Medium (@CleanApp), and we invite you to subscribe for our latest stories. Here’s a […]

Announcing CleanApp Report

Announcing CleanApp Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of CleanApp Report, a digest of our best analysis, stories, and original market research.  We are publishing on Medium (@CleanApp), and we invite you to subscribe for our latest stories.

FACT: Litter is a Deadly Fire Accelerant

FACT: Litter is a Deadly Fire Accelerant

As much as it pains us to say this, deadly wildfires are the new norm.  This year’s wildfire season is hotter and more dangerous than what the U.S. and the world have seen in recent years.  Litter = Deadlier Fires This is why we must […]

Five Reasons Techies Should Celebrate #WorldCleanupDay

Five Reasons Techies Should Celebrate #WorldCleanupDay

World Cleanup Day is coming up on September 15. On that day, our goal is to have 5% of the world population get involved in fighting waste–in all of its manifestations. For more than a year, CleanApp Foundation has been very vocal about the urgency […]

How to tell if CleanApp’s working?

How to tell if CleanApp’s working?

One of the things that our supporters frequently ask is, “How will you tell if CleanApp is working at global scales?”  In other words, what are the measures of success & failure that are built in to the CleanApp operational logic? We have several: The […]

How Does CleanApp Handle Fake Reports & False Positives?

How Does CleanApp Handle Fake Reports & False Positives?

One of the most common critical questions we get when we introduce them to incentivized waste/hazard reporting is this: How does CleanApp handle fake reports & false positives? There are several additional ways of asking this question: “what stops people from just dumping trash, only […]

CleanApp Whitepaper: Backstory

CleanApp Whitepaper: Backstory

For the past year, we’ve been hard at work on the CleanApp Whitepaper. It is finally published, and we invite you to download it and to engage with it at your leisure. We are available to answer any questions you may have about all or […]

CleanApping & Plogging in 2021

CleanApping & Plogging in 2021

Here’s a dispatch from June 2021, from a plogger who just found out about CleanApp and wrote a story about trying out CleanApp for the first time. She sent it to us, and we wanted to share it with you. _____________________________________________ I just had my first […]

“All Our Patent Are Belong To You” (CleanTech Edition)

“All Our Patent Are Belong To You” (CleanTech Edition)

Four years ago (June 12, 2014, to be exact), Elon Musk made an announcement titled “All Out Patent Are Belong To You,” in his capacity as the CEO of Tesla. The announcement stunned the world because of its audacity, and because it was largely unexpected. […]

Do Kids CleanApp Better Than Grownups?

Do Kids CleanApp Better Than Grownups?

We like Reddit because it gives us a chance to present CleanApp to different online communities, but Reddit is also a tough little platform to master because every subreddit has its own rules.  Nonetheless, we love some of the subreddit themes like “Today I learned […]

Tomorrow’s CleanApp-Enabled Retail

Tomorrow’s CleanApp-Enabled Retail

Our vision for a clean future sees retail establishments around the world incorporate CleanApp into their business operations. We want to see a world where: Customers & store visitors can send real-time trash/hazard reports through a seamless mobile interface, through voice command or another input […]

CleanApp@DangerZones

CleanApp@DangerZones

As we wrote about CleanApp as a quality control mechanism & tool in disaster recovery, CleanApp has multiple applications beyond just mapping trash or obvious hazards by first-person reporters. If we imagine live data feeds coming out a danger zone in a consistent/harmonized open-source format, […]

“Siri, CleanApp.”

“Siri, CleanApp.”

“Siri, CleanApp.” -iOS user This may seem pointless to some people, but we know that iOS users who tell Siri to CleanApp actually have a clear command in mind.  That command is asking iOS/Siri to: (1) snap a photo; (2) tag its location; (3) send […]

CleanApp@WholeFoods

CleanApp@WholeFoods

When Amazon announced the purchase of Whole Foods Market (WFM), a new meme suddenly grabbed hold: “Alexa, buy Whole Foods, please.” -Jeff Bezos It quickly went from being a joke to a serious matter when everyone realized that practically the first thing Amazon did with […]

CleanApp@AirBnB/FlipKey/etc.

CleanApp@AirBnB/FlipKey/etc.

There are lots of different use cases for #CleanApp deployment both within services like AirBnB & as a standalone data sharing protocol. Here are some starting premises everyone can agree on: Hosts want to keep tabs on their properties & want to know exactly where […]

World Cleanup Day: 2018

World Cleanup Day: 2018

This year, we will be celebrating World Cleanup Day, our affiliate project. World Cleanup Day is planned to be the world’s largest action network: 380,000,000 people engaged in trash pickup on one day, September 15, 2018.  380 million people represents 5% of the world’s population, […]

How Does #CleanApp Work?

How Does #CleanApp Work?

From IP licensing, to policy-oriented advocacy, to impact litigation, here’s how CleanApp works to rid the world of trash.

Where does CleanApp work?

Where does CleanApp work?

The short answer is … everywhere. Globally, indoors & out, on private property and in public spaces. In airports & on airplanes; in train stations & on trains. The basic idea is that if you can generate a photo with accurate location data (not just […]

CleanApp.io & @CleanApp

CleanApp.io & @CleanApp

We’re excited to launch a new version of our homepage & to get even more active on social media. Here’s why we had to be “under the radar” for a spell…

CleanApp’s Change.org Petition is LIVE

CleanApp’s Change.org Petition is LIVE

Belinda Bradley launched a change.org petition to get Google to add wheelchair routes to GoogleMaps & succeeded. We love that direct approach, hence our petition…