VERGE

Sustainability's next tipping point. Interconnected technologies for energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, food and water to enable huge opportunities and sustainability solutions.

Recycling has been a linchpin of the environmental movement for decades — but it takes more than a few new bins to get people to play along.

The Texas hipster enclave hopes to help companies make money — and create jobs — by putting a price on their junk.

Whole Foods and Google already use its ECOR technology. Noble Environmental Technologies is now mainstreaming it, with the help of ex-IKEA execs.

A few of the great moments of the year just passed.

Technological barriers no longer impede progress on cutting-edge sustainability imperatives — and here's what the industry experts point to for proof.

Don't believe the hype about connected cars, she says. Chase is pursuing connected cities in her latest role.

Buying an EV is a big commitment, and even if the car is "right" for you, it can take some effort to make the relationship work.

At VERGE 2014 in San Francisco, the second group of entrepreneurs pitched their organizations, apps and products on the final day of the conference.