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“Over 500 pounds of raw material is used to make a smartphone” – Interview with Kyle Wiens

April 20, 2018 |

We believe it is hugely important to get old cellphones to people who will use them or need them. Read More

Vivek Patil

March 26, 2018 |

Vivek is a volunteer with be Waste Wise. His work involves carrying out research to establish partnerships with new organizations. Read More

China Ban and the End of Recycling as We Know It

March 21, 2018 | 1

The ban concerns 24 different materials, which were broadly imported by China earlier. The most important problems will be faced by plastics and plastic recycling programs, at least temporarily.Read More

David Biderman

March 21, 2018 |

David Biderman is the Executive Director/CEO, Solid Waste Association of North America
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Antonis Mavropoulos

March 21, 2018 |

Antonis Mavropoulos is the founder and CEO of D-Waste and President of ISWA. He has been involved in solid waste management projects for 20 years, in 20 countries and he has completed more than 150 projects.Read More

Josephine Antonio

March 7, 2018 |

Josephine Antonio is a consultant in septage management, water supply and wastewater engineering, sanitation and local governance and development planning. She was a former City Planning and Development Coordinator for Dumaguete City, Philippines where she played an instrumental role in implementing reknowned septage and fecal sludge management project for the city. Read More

Goutham Katta

March 7, 2018 |

Goutham Katta is the Senior Lead of City Operations for Pune Municipal Corporation. He develops and drives smart city projects and strategy in the field of sanitation, waste, transportation and other sectors.Read More

Habibur Rahman

March 7, 2018 |

Habibur Rahman is the Deputy Programme Engineer at Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) and leads sanitation work in Bangladesh.Read More

Jeremy Horner

March 7, 2018 |

Jeremy Horner is the Director of Programs at Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP).Read More

24-hr composters: There’s no microbe in this universe that can colonize in 24 hrs | Q&A With Dr. Manoj

March 2, 2018 |

The 24-hour composting machine—let’s call it 24-hour ‘fryer’—simply removes water and other volatile components out of the organic material thrown into it for composting.Read More

Interview With James Greyson| BlindSpot Think Tank | Pioneers & Changemakers

February 23, 2018 |

Blind spotting is a tool for collective survival, if we wish to continue living on this planet, waste, pollution and climate are the global problems, which are part of the package. Read More

Interview With Robert Egger | L.A.Kitchen | Pioneers & Changemakers

February 7, 2018 |

How do we not only avoid waste, but how do we do it differently?Read More

Robert Egger

January 3, 2018 |

Robert Egger is a 30 year veteran of social enterprise and empowerment, having founded the D.C. Central Kitchen. Campus Kitchens and the L.A. Kitchen.

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Trends In Waste Management & Waste To Energy Worldwide

November 22, 2017 |

Exploring our understanding of waste management systems in developed and developing countries.Read More

Simon Houghton

November 22, 2017 |

Simon Houghton is the Strategy and Business Development Director at Agriprotein.Read More

“Junk Raft: An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism”

November 13, 2017 |

With a large team of NGO’s, the 5 Gyres Institute witnessed their discovery of microbeads in the Great Lakes lead to policy victories across the US Read More

How Is The Next Generation of Leaders Responding to The Challenge of Waste

November 13, 2017 |

Recently launched OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign raises awareness to the fact that in America alone we use 500-million single use plastic straws every dayRead More

Solve Organic Waste by Breeding Black Soldier Fly Larvae

November 3, 2017 |

Black Soldier flies are practically global. They are endemic in all temperate zones. A panel discussion with Christian Zurbrugg, Solid Waste Management Group Leader at Eawag; Simon Houghton, Head of Licensing and Partnerships at AgriProtein Technologies.Read More

Managing Waste in Some of the Remotest Places on Our Planet

November 3, 2017 |

An interview with Michael Cowing, who has accumulated over twenty five years international experience in over fifty countries around the globe.Read More

Classifying Waste Management Systems Across The World

November 2, 2017 |

Andy Whiteman, Director of RWA Group speaks about classifying waste management systems across the world.Read More

Foreign Aid and Closing Dumpsites

November 2, 2017 |

Interview with Brian McCarthy who currently works with the RWA Group with active projects in Ethiopia, Albania and South Africa.Read More

Inclusive Circular Economy

November 2, 2017 |

An interview with Alex Lemille, who uses the technique of the Social Return on Investment to value what public & private entities create or destroy every day.Read More

Extended Producer Responsibility and Price on Pollution

October 30, 2017 |

This interview was organized as part of the Beyond Circular Economy theme of the 2017 Global Dialogue on Waste.
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“Somebody Else’s Problem Consumerism, Sustainability and Design”

October 30, 2017 |

Arguing against the tendency to individualize all environmental problems as a matter of choice, Robert Crocker emphasizes the role of technological systems in expanding and escalating global consumption.Read More

Changing Lifestyle to Mitigate Climate Change

October 30, 2017 |

This panel is organized under the theme “Consumption & Climate Change” sponsored by ISVAG under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More

“Collective action is a key piece in the success of our network” – Q&A With The Campus Kitchens Project

October 11, 2017 |

In order to run a successful Campus Kitchen, you need the support of your dining services, fellow students, school administration and the local community.Read More

Waste Dive

September 1, 2017 |

Waste Dive provides news and analysis on the latest happenings in the waste management. Waste Dive’s mission is to provide busy executives with a bird’s-eye-view of the industry in 60 seconds.Read More

Kirstie Pecci

September 1, 2017 |

Kirstie Pecci is an environmental, real estate and municipal attorney. In January she launched the Zero Waste Project as part of the Healthy Communities, Environmental Justice Program of the Conservation Law Foundation.Read More

Madisen Gittlin

August 31, 2017 |

Madisen Gittlin is a Program Assistant with Global Green, a national environmental nonprofit, and the American affiliate of Green Cross International.Read More

“It’s Also Important To Realize That College Students Are Also Struggling With Food Insecurity” – Q&A With Food Recovery Network

August 28, 2017 |

FRN’s model offers a national backing to supporting local solutions to food issues that affect people in every corner of the country. Read More

“When We Waste Food, We End Up Wasting All Of The Resources That Went Into Growing The Food Too.” – Q&A With Imperfect Produce

August 22, 2017 |

Growing food that goes to waste ends up using up 21% of our fresh water, 19% of our fertilizer, 18% of our cropland, and 21% of our landfill volume.Read More

Olivia Lapierre

August 15, 2017 |

Olivia Lapierre is a Be Zero ambassador and racial justice activist. She began her transition to a zero waste lifestyle in January 2016. Through Be Zero she works to bring awareness to environmental racism and to provide platforms for POCs in environmental communities, which are traditionally predominantly white spaces.Read More

“Recycling Cannot Be Taken As a Panacea That Solves Everything” – Q&A with WIEGO

August 15, 2017 |

We need to pay attention to the role of outreach campaigns in shaping the minds of the general public to be more responsive to the 3 RsRead More

“Waste Does Not Exist – We Consider It Raw Material” – A Q&A With Basurama

August 8, 2017 |

We believe that citizens should know more about the production and consumption processes and the waste related to them.Read More

Mani Vajipey

August 8, 2017 |

Mani Vajipey is a recycler and is the Co-Founder and CEO of Banyan Nation, a technology driven recycling company that is changing the way India looks at plastics, recycling and waste management.Read More

Christopher Kane

August 7, 2017 |

Christopher Kane is a Campus Coordinator and the Director of Resource Development at the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN).Read More

Kristel Moulaert

August 7, 2017 |

Kristel Moulaert is the Director of ISVAG.Read More

Robert Crocker

August 7, 2017 |

Robert Crocker is the Deputy Director of China Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development and the Author of Somebody Else’s Problem: Consumerism, Sustainability and Design.Read More

Olivia and Carter Ries

August 6, 2017 |

Olivia and her brother Carter started their own nonprofit called One More Generation (OMG) in 2009 in an effort to help save endangered species for at least One More Generation… and beyond.Read More

2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers – Universities & Media

August 1, 2017 |

This year, we are introducing a new category of be Waste Wise Pioneers, which includes universities & media.Read More

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

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