Orville Davis • TEDxFarmingdale
Methods to Reduce Climate Change & Eliminate Waste
When the fate of the world is at risk, there are few that answer the call to “Fixing the World.” Orville shares his uncanny experiences from being born on a junkyard and how it plays a significant part in saving the world against global warming and climate change. Orville Xavier Davis is a social entrepreneur determined on making the world a better place and achieving zero waste. He is the CEO of the junk removal tech company, Scrap-It! Technologies and the New York State Business Plan Champion of 2019. A graduate from Farmingdale State College, Orville proves that there is hidden talent that lies dormant in commuter schools. Orville is a dual major in Global Business Management and Computer Science and an MBA candidate at Stony Brook University. He is a motivational speaker and advocate on environmental protection. Orville is an optimist that focuses on uplifting the environment around him and spreading positivity to at-risk youth. Orville is an avid polyglot, speaking five languages, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Haitian Creole. Orville Xavier Davis is the godson of the renowned prosperity preacher, Reverend Ike. Orville Davis is a recent graduate from Farmingdale State University as a dual major in Global Business Management and Computer Science with a minor in Latin American Studies. Eco-sustainability has been on his radar for quite some time and he first explored it in his earlier ventures building Smart Homes to reduce energy waste but has since moved into the Solid Waste category with his new venture. Orville was “literally” born on a junkyard and has experienced first hand what this industry entails and the problems that needed to be solved. Scrap-It!, his mobile platform concept that allows you to have your junk disposed of in an eco-friendly manner and be able to track where it goes, achieved first place in various business competitions. Of note was the NY Business Plan Competition where he won first place in the entire New York State in the Energy and Environment Category. Scrap-It! has been working closely with NYSERDA to achieve eco-sustainability and waste reduction. Orville’s wife, Cynthia Davis, who is a Bioscience major, has been doing rigorous research on the topic and has been aiding with Scrap-It!’s solutions. Scrap-It! also have been working with professors of various universities to ensure their data is consistent. Apart from his business, he is a father, husband, motivational speaker, and life coach. Orville’s goal is to uplift the consciousness of the youth to help make the world a better place.