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The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste

Starting on 5th August 2015, the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste is a series of online panel discussions and interviews. They will be broadcast live on every Wednesday from August to December, 2015. Learn more…


About Us

be Waste Wise (bWW) is a growing online platform for sharing expertise on waste management globally, opening up high-quality, leading edge thinking to those who have not had access to this expertise. bWW has successfully conducted two global dialogues on waste in 2013 and 2014 with experts from across the waste spectrum. Learn more…


Take our survey

Yes, tell us about you and your priorities for 2016! We want to know about our community so that we can support you better. This survey will end in 21 days on November 16th, 2015.

Given the enormity of the global waste challenge, it is important for us to understand you and your priorities. Please take this survey and help us move in the right direction.


Get Involved

Are you a communicator in waste management or a journalist? Are you a passionate and hard working student? Or do you represent a potential sponsor, a media group or an advocacy group? We have exciting plans. Come, join us or write to [email protected] to learn more.

2015 be Waste Wise 30 Influencers – Individuals

August 4, 2015 |

We are proud to announce the list of 30 individuals who made it to our Waste Influencers List this year. Every person on this list is there because they communicated about waste management in a way that resonated with their … Read More

Selling in the dark: Information asymmetry in the informal waste ecosystem

July 31, 2015 |

As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. – Benjamin Disraeli

Learning from the experiences of the Agricultural Sector:

What do Indian farmers and ragpickers have in common? At … Read More

2015 be Waste Wise 30 Influencers – Organizations

July 15, 2015 | 1

We are proud to announce the list of 30 organizations which made it to our Waste Influencers List this year. These organizations are here because they are effectively sharing stories about their work and solutions to waste management. They were chosen based on a … Read More

Waste Networks: Economics, Informality and Stigma

June 30, 2015 |

Trash talking; there’s more than cities can manage

As consumption patterns across the globe are soaring, so is the corresponding generation of waste – and some of the statistics related to this are alarming. A recent World Bank study estimates … Read More

Introducing a new member to the be Waste Wise team, David Lerpiniere

June 18, 2015 |

be Waste Wise is pleased to introduce a new member to our growing team, David Lerpiniere. David will be joining be Waste Wise as an Associate and the UK and Europe Representative.

“As quantities of waste generated across the world continue to grow … Read More

Results from the 2015 Global Waste Survey

June 15, 2015 |

In April, be Waste Wise conducted the 2015 Global Waste survey. The survey asked our community members to choose the waste topics they wanted to hear about. Readers chose from a long list of nuanced topics ranging from questions about … Read More