About be Waste Wise
We discuss two viewpoints – management and operations and the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations on the way forward.
Timothy Augustus has been involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, sanitary construction of water and wastewater systems, and the supervision of wastewater treatment plant operators for over 16 years. The vast knowledge and experience of various …
The Food Loss & Waste Protocol, a multi-stakeholder partnership, has developed the FLW Standard. The steering committee includes seven expert institutions: Consumer Goods Forum, Food, and Agriculture Organization (FAO), EU Fusions, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), World Resources Institute (WRI), and Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Brian Lipinski is a research associate with the Food Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI). During his time at WRI, he has worked extensively on the topic of food loss and waste, having served as the lead author on the paper “Reducing Food Loss and Waste.”
With a lively panel of international industry experts, we discuss lower carbon intensities and related monetary opportunities for both the waste and energy industries.
Brittney Drake’s background is in technical design across the refining, petrochemical and mining industries including the extensive time spent in the field provides unconventional strategies for the changing environment and challenges of decarbonization.
Brent Lyon, PEng is Scovan Engineering’s Director of Business Development, with a strong focus on biogas projects. Prior to this, he was an executive recruiter for renewable energy and mining companies, a management strategic consultant, the chief feedstock negotiator for a 66MW biomass-fueled power plant, and even the assistant brewmaster for the first craft brewery in Canada. Brent is a Professional Chemical engineer with an additional academic background in industrial microbiology.
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and be Waste Wise (bWW), in partnership with The Incubation Network, is conducting a series of 12 online workshops for a city network consisting of select cities in India, namely Panjim, Varanasi, East Delhi, Surat and Vadodara on aspects relating to solid and plastic waste management.
Plastic credit is a novel concept that allows financial leverage for social projects that seek to reduce plastic pollution.
Learn how organics recyclers in two major U.S. cities have approached this challenge while remaining vocal advocates for change in their communities.
This webinar looks at the role of the sector in embedding activities as part of and above the day to day which create community benefits, training opportunities, local economic improvements while moving towards a more circular and carbon-efficient economy.
Graham Duxbury was appointed Groundwork UK’s Chief Executive in 2014, having served in a number of other roles in the organisation building national relationships and partnerships, generating income, developing programmes and leading on policy and communications.
How effective have carbon tools and targets been in changing service design and performance?
What is sustainable consumption, and how do we help individuals, organisations and governments understand and take action to make it a reality for all?
This panel discusses some of the major hurdles, what strategies are working, and what strategies are still needed to help improve working conditions.
Want to understand the impacts of the pandemic on waste management? Begin your learning with this guide, which refers to panel discussions across several #wastedialog.
Plastic film in agriculture is valuable and widely used, but is difficult to collect and recycle, and especially in the past few years has become a real challenge.
This webinar is for waste professionals, policymakers, and the curious-minded on how compost can help tackle global challenges.
This panel explores the critical role of circular economy in carbon reduction.
This webinar explores a range of issues in the run-up to COP26, focusing on how the critical role of the resources & waste sector has been overlooked in the planning for the global carbon event.
This bilingual (English and Spanish) webinar gives a brief overview of municipal solid waste management situation, key challenges and prospects in El Salvador and Ecuador.
Katie Cockburn is the Professional Services Director, CIWM and Director of Qualifications and Standards, WAMITAB, with fifteen years of experience in the vocational and technical education space. Over ten of these were spent developing and improving qualification standards in the …
Multi-dimensional Approach to Food Waste Prevention: An Entrepreneur’s Journey | with Gijs LangeveldJuly 27, 2021 | be Waste Wise 1
A discussion with Benjamin Lephilibert, at LightBlue Environmental Consulting.
In this mid-year report on U.S. national and state recycling policy, panelists discuss what the recycling policy landscape looks like at this point in the year.