Dr. Samantha MacBride is the Author of Recycling Reconsidered: the Present Failure and Future Promise of Environmental Action, and is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College of the City University of New York. Prior to Baruch, Dr. MacBride served as Deputy Director for Recycling at the New York City Department of Sanitation for over a decade, taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, New York University’s Metropolitan Studies Program, and Brooklyn College’s Department of Sociology. Her book is a critical but supportive examination of the history of the U.S. recycling movement and its relation to manufacturing interests over the 20th century.
The panel addressed recycling in North American cities, and how to improve the collection and processing of recyclables at the municipal level. Additionally, it will provide insights into the opportunities and trends for recycling within waste management in the North ... Read More
In partnership with World Bank A webinar which launches the World Bank report titled – What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050. Audience will get to interact with the co-authors[...]Read More
Adam Read & Mike Webster discuss what to be done next to break the reliance on donor funding and novel approaches to ensuring waste management in poorer countries is sustainable. Adam Read is the moderator of this interaction.[...]Read More