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The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste

Contribution of Waste Treatment Technologies To Sustainable Development

June 21, 2017 |

Future of Thermal and Biological Waste Treatment Technology” was discussed as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Lessons, Trends & Future of Gasification & Pyrolysis for Waste Treatment

June 21, 2017 | 1

What are the lessons learned, trends and future of gasification and pyrolysis for waste treatment?Read More




Current Status & Future Trends in Waste-to-Energy

June 21, 2017 | 2

Future of Thermal and Biological Waste Treatment Technology” was discussed as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Waste-to-Energy Technologies: Science & Public Perception

June 21, 2017 | 3

Given the difference in perception of waste-to-energy technologies, which perspectives are supported by science?Read More




Avoid These Plastics when Buying Toys or Childcare Products

May 31, 2017 | 2

The Health Impacts Of Plastic Pollution was discussed as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




What should be prioritized to prevent plastic pollution? Science, education or legal policy?

May 31, 2017 | 4

The Health Impacts Of Plastic Pollution was discussed as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Avoid These Families of Chemicals in the Environment

May 31, 2017 | 4

Question: Can you help us understand which families of chemicals should be absolutely avoided in plastics and the environment?
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Alternatives to Toxic Chemicals in Plastics

May 31, 2017 | 6

Question: What are the alternatives to toxic chemicals in plastics?Read More




Carl Zimring

October 26, 2016 |

Carl A. Zimring is Associate Professor of Sustainability Studies at the Pratt Institute. He is author of the books Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America (Rutgers UP, 2005), Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States (NYU Press, 2015), and Aluminum Upcycled: Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017).Read More




Future of Thermal and Biological Waste Treatment Technology

September 29, 2016 | 4

Watch Demetra Tsiamis (Associate Director of Earth Engineering Center at CCNY) discuss the Future of Waste Treatment Technologies with Prof. Marco Castaldi (Associate Professor at City College of New York), Prof. Nickolas Themelis (Director of Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University) and Dr. Venkata Mohan (Prinicipal Scientist at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology). This panel was organized under the “Future of Waste” theme curated by Prof. Margaret Bates of University of Northampton, as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.Read More




Future of Waste Collection Systems Worldwide

September 29, 2016 |

Watch Prof. Margaret Bates of University of Northampton and Dr. Pete Shaw from University of Southampton discuss the Future of Waste Collection Systems worldwide. This panel was organized under the “Future of Waste” theme curated by Prof. Margaret Bates as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.Read More




Future of Waste Recycling Technology

September 14, 2016 |

Watch Bridget Croke (Closed Loop Fund) and Doug Woodring (Ocean Recovery Alliance) discuss the Future of Recycling Technology with Prof. Margaret Bates (Northampton University) . This panel was organized under the theme “Future of Waste” curated by Prof. Margaret Bates as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




“One of the things often missed is what developed world can learn from developing world.” – Interview with Margaret Bates

September 11, 2016 |

 

Margaret Bates is Professor Sustainable Wastes Management at the University of Northampton. She has been involved in wastes management for over 25 years and undertook her PhD on landfill microbiology. She is the curator of this month’s #wastedialog.

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Building an Evidence Base for Making a Case for Waste

September 2, 2016 |

Prof. David Wilson is the Chief Author of the Global Waste Management Outlook report published by UN and ISWA. Zoe Lenkiewicz is a well known PR & Communications professional in waste management. They get together to discuss the need for data in waste and how to build an evidence base for making a case for waste as a global challenge. This panel was organized under the theme “Making a Case for Waste” curated by Mike Webster of WasteAid UK as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.
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Future of Waste Prevention & the Sharing Economy

August 31, 2016 |

Watch Prof. Margaret Bates, University of Northampton and Prof. Cindy Isenhour, University of Maine discuss fashion, thrift stores, zero waste tourism, 3-D printing, product stewardship among other topics. This panel was organized as part of the theme “Future of Waste” curated by Prof. Margaret Bates as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Andy Whiteman

August 25, 2016 | 1

Andy Whiteman is the Director of RWA Group (www.rwagroup.net) and founder of ‘wasteaware’ (www.wasteaware.org).Read More




International Donor Priorities for Financing Waste

August 24, 2016 |

Watch Marcus Lee, Senior Urban Economist at World Bank, David Lerpieniere, an Independent Waste Management Consultant and Andy Whiteman (Wasteaware/RWA Group) discuss trends in international development funding for waste management. This panel is organized under the theme “Making a Case for Waste” curated by Mike Webster and organized by be Waste Wise as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More




Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Through Waste

August 23, 2016 |

Watch David Newman, President of ISWA and Mike Webster, Chair of WasteAid UK to discuss sustainable development goals and how they can be achieved through better waste management. This panel is organized under the theme “Making a Case for Waste” curated by Mike Webster and organized by be Waste Wise as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More




Tools for Managing Consumption in Cities

August 23, 2016 |

Join Prof. Paul Brunner from Vienna Institute of Technology to discuss tools available to manage consumption in cities, like life cycle analysis and urban metabolism. This panel is sponsored by ISVAG and organized under the Consumption & Climate Change theme under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Changing Lifestyle to Mitigate Climate Change

August 23, 2016 | 1

Watch Prof. Carl Zimring (Pratt Institute) and Alisa Shargorodsky (Zero Waste Consultant) discuss the our lifestyles, impact on waste generation and climate change. This panel is organized under the theme “Consumption & Climate Change” sponsored by ISVAG under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Economic Instruments and Packaging Consumption

August 23, 2016 | 1

Watch Chris Sherrington and Tim Elliott from Eunomia Research & Consulting discuss the role of deposits and other economic and policy instruments to reduce consumption and climate change. This panel was co-organized by Eunomia Research & Consulting and be Waste Wise (@bewastewise) under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Plastic Pollution: Solutions, Alternatives and Innovation

August 23, 2016 | 1

Watch Creative Conservationist and NatGeo Explorer, Asher Jay discuss solutions and alternatives to plastic pollution with Florian Hoffman, the Founder of DO School and Andrew Almack, Founder of Plastics for Change. This panel is organized as part of the Oceans & Plastic Pollution theme curated by Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition (@plasticpollutes) under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise (@bewastewise)Read More




Health Impacts Of Plastic Pollution

August 23, 2016 | 6

Watch Environmental Attorney Lisa Boyle discuss the health impacts of plastic pollution with Author and Mountaineer, Arlene Blum, Marine Scientist, Abby Barrows and Stacy Malkan, Co-founder of U.S. Right to Know. This panel is organized as part of the Oceans & Plastic Pollution theme curated by Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition (@plasticpollutes) under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise (@bewastewise)Read More




Outer Space & Deep Oceans (Out of Sight, Out of Mind)

July 25, 2016 | 1

Watch Dianna Cohen, Marcus Eriksen, Roz Savage and Sourabh Kaushal discuss the issue of waste management in outer space and deep oceans. This panel is part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste’s theme: Oceans & Plastic Pollution organized by be Waste Wise and Plastic Pollution Coalition.Read More




Bilikiss Adebiyi on Waste & Wellbeing : bWW Essays

July 14, 2016 | 1

Improper waste management can have far reaching negative impact, which go beyond immediate negative externalities and can significantly impact the frame of mind of people inhabiting those areas.Read More




“People will look back to this era as the ‘Plasticene’ – plastic is the best marker of human ‘civilization’!” – Interview With Anna Cummins

June 23, 2016 | 1

We chatted with Anna Cummins about the impact of the plastic problem on earth, communicating about the ocean plastic problem, the 5 Gyres Ambassador Program, and their planned Arctic Expedition, among other things.Read More




Adam Read On Waste & Wellbeing – bWW Essays

June 16, 2016 |

As part of our #WasteDialog around the 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, we posed a question to visionaries and leaders in waste management. We will share their answers to how good waste management can improve well-being.  Here’s the response from Adam Read, Ricardo-AEA’s … Read More






“Coastal cleanups empower people to take simple actions in their communities!” – Interview With Nicholas Mallos

June 14, 2016 |

 

Nicholas Mallos is a Marine Debris Specialist, who currently works at Ocean Conservancy as the Director of the Trash Free Seas Program. He has spent the past decade researching the ecological, economic and behavioral components associated with ocean … Read More






Eric Lombardi on Waste & Wellbeing: bWW Essays

May 30, 2016 | 4

As part of our #WasteDialog around the 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, we posed a question to visionaries and leaders in waste management. We will share their answers to how good waste management can improve well-being.  Here’s the first response from Eric Lombardi, … Read More