Changing the way we think about water

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What’s the Problem with Water? (Fifth Wall Podcast)

May 21, 2021

Host Greg Smithies, partner for climate tech at Fifth Wall, is joined by Aaron Tartakovsky, the Co-Founder and CEO of Epic CleanTec. Aaron explains why our wastewater management processes are remarkably outdated and reveals the massive cost savings that could come from modernizing them.

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This Tech Recycles Toilet Water In Silicon Valley High-Rises (Fast Company)

March 16, 2021

“We’re taking wastewater, which we actually don’t see as waste at all, and we’re showing people that wastewater really just consists of water, it consists of energy, it consists of nutrients, and it consists of organic matter,” says Aaron Tartakovsky, CEO of Epic CleanTec, the startup that makes and manages the recycling tech. “All of those...

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Epic Cleantec Secures $2.6M Funding

June 30, 2020

Epic CleanTec (“Epic”), the San Francisco-based sustainability company that has developed a novel approach to onsite wastewater treatment and reuse, announced today that it has successfully secured $2.6 million in funding.

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Rising to a New Decade’s Water Challenges — Meet the Imagine H2O Accelerator 2020

January 6, 2020

The next decade promises to be pivotal for water. Under pressure from climate change, expanding population, aging infrastructure, urbanization and countless other factors, innovation is crucial to our ability to meet the world’s water needs. Imagine H2O’s Accelerator identifies and supports the best innovators in water. With 215 applications from 33 countries for 2020, the program...

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This Entrepreneur Has Figured Out How to Monetize Even the Toughest Products. Here’s What You Should Learn (Inc. Magazine)

April 13, 2019

If you want to go down a scary internet rabbit hole, search “water conflict” for a glimpse into a future that could be. A 2018 UN report warned that water shortages could affect five billion people by 2050, and would very likely result in wars, food shortages and energy crises. There are things I don’t usually think about that could massively...

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