Episode 2: The Future of Recycling - Artificial Intelligence and Sorting

Stefanie Valentic, Editorial Director

January 21, 2021

In this episode of Stef Talks Trash, Editorial Director Stefanie Valentic discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing processes at materials recovery facilities (MRFs). 

AMP Robotics recently entered into an agreement with Waste Connections to implement AI systems on the company’s container, fiber, and residue lines across numerous MRFs. Completed in November 2020, the deal is one of AMP’s biggest partnerships to date.

This episode’s speakers who will provide insight are:
Matanya Horowitz, Founder and CEO, AMP Robotics
Dan Kurtz, Director of Recycling, Waste Connections
Jim Little, EVP of Landfills, Engineering and Post-Collection Facilities for Waste Connections

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About the Author(s)

Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director, Waste360

Stefanie Valentic is the editorial director of Waste360. She can be reached at [email protected].


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