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Tinia Pina
Tinia Pina is the Founder and CEO of Re-Nuble, an organics-to-energy social enterprise based in the D.C. metropolitan area. Tinia founded Re-Nuble with a mission to “Redefine Waste” within local, urban communities. Tinia holds a B.S. in Business Information Technology from Virginia Tech and is studying at the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Follow her on Twitter at @viarenuble.

Entries by Tinia Pina

A Tested Motif: Betting on Me and Not the Horse

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 5:09 AM


For investors, it is an old adage whether to bet on the jockey or the horse. With so many variables untested and the development at such an early stage, a seedling venture often only has its founder's vision, team and world changing product...

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Is Dealing With Impact Maximization a Good Problem to Have?

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 1:36 PM

With global water shortages increasingly prevalent and as we face a world with 1.8 billion people living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity by 2025, environmental impact is the centerpiece of our business model. At Re-Nuble, we create a liquid based fertilizer from food waste through a...

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The Non-Profit That Didn't Know It

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 11:16 AM

I founded a startup almost two years ago while working in New York City full-time for a small asset management firm. At the time I was spending most hours volunteering and leveraging roughly 80 percent of my talents and strengths outside the workplace for non-profit organizations. The fact that I...

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The New Sexy: System Impact

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2013 | 4:59 PM

This post is part of our Millennial Impact spring series "Getting Fresh." These blogs highlight our young, innovative contributors who have new ideas to solve old challenges. Check out more here.

One would think that a technology used to rapidly accelerate composting would be an ultimate...

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What We Hate to Admit: 3 Reasons Why Few Women Are in Tech

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 8:00 AM

Heck, I experienced my own doubts when trying to find a local female mentor in the green tech space in the D.C. area. Albeit, the D.C. metropolitan area is saturated with consumer Internet and IT solutions more than technologies that provide sustainable solutions or resource efficiency; the dearth of female...

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The Key to Humanity's Survival Is 'Multidisciplinary'

(3) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 12:14 PM

We can only hope that our kids understand the implications behind the projected growth in our urban population. The expectation that it may double to 6.4 million in 2050 will have grotesque ramifications for future generations. As we continue to consume, exploit and waste our natural resources, we are giving...

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