Here are a few of the many startups that already leverage blockchain technology to save the world in disruptive ways!!
Foodtrax is a blockchain-powered App being made by the Blockchain Development Company, and it aims to track food from its origin to the store shelf.
Provenance is another blockchain project that aims to make supply chains more transparent.
Social Plastic (aka Plastic Bank) is a project that is turning plastic into currency by setting up collection centers in third world countries, where people can deposit used plastic in exchange for currency, services like phone charging, or items like cooking fuel. They aim to clean up the world from plastic waste while alleviating poverty. They are now working on a blockchain-powered app that will allow people to exchange plastic for cryptographic tokens.
RecycleToCoin is another blockchain App in development that will enable people to return their used plastic containers in exchange for a token, through automated machines in Europe and around the world.
Transactive Grid is a joint venture between ConsenSys and LO3 Energy that is working on a blockchain platform that tackles energy losses.
SunContract is a blockchain-based peer-to-peer energy trading platform for solar and other renewables.
EcoChain is a blockchain App being developed, which aims to create a platform for people to invest in renewables and get a return on their investment.
ElectricChain is another blockchain platform with several apps like SolarCoin, which aims to incentivize solar installations around the world.
Bitgive and Bithope are two environmental charities working with cryptocurrencies.
And you, do you believe blockchain will help save the planet?