GoGet has announced a new partnership with waterless carwash startup WipeHero, which will see GoGet’s fleet of vehicles cleaned by WipeHero’s technology.
One of the biggest water wasters is car washing, with around 100-200 litres required to wash a mid-sized car. If the 17 million vehicles registered in Australia are washed once a month with 100 litres of water, this means we’re wasting over 1000 billion litres of water each year in Australia alone – or 40,000 Olympic swimming pools’ worth. This wastage costs us $3 billion each year. WipeHero was created to solve this issue.
The Australian Water Association has partnered with startup competition platform YouNoodle to launch the Australian Water Innovation Challenge, hoping to find innovative technologies that tackle the issue of sustainable water management.
Rob Rhinehart, Silicon Valley-based software engineer and creator of the supposedly nutritious, taste-deprived goop Soylent, sacrificed his health in pursuit of something quite ambitious – saving the universe from drying out.
Four young Melbourne entrepreneurs are on a mission to make free, environmentally friendly bottled water a reality for Australians everywhere.