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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

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

be Waste Wise Co-founder, Ranjith Annepu Recognized among 40 Under 40 by Waste360

June 16, 2017 | 1

Ranjith Annepu has created and is running be Waste Wise since 2013. Read More

2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers List – Individuals

June 5, 2017 |

30 individuals that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their workRead 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

Interviews with Julie Kearns & Moana Simas

May 24, 2017 |

We organized a couple of conversations this week with two people working in the space of consumption in very different ways.

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Moana Simas

May 24, 2017 |

Moana Simas is a PhD candidate at the Industrial Ecology Programme, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.Read More

Julie Kearns

May 24, 2017 |

Julie Kearns is the Founder and Finder at the Minneapolis-based, 3000 ft2, best-in- class, daily vintage/reuse shopping experience known as Junket: Tossed & FoundRead More

2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers List – Organizations

May 15, 2017 | 7

We analyzed 900 accounts to find this year’s Waste PioneersRead More

Let’s Talk Menstrual Waste – A Twitter Chat

May 8, 2017 | 1

 

Harriet Parke & Katharine Blacklaws are consultants at Eunomia Research & Consulting. Feminism In India is a feminist platform based in India. All three of them came together to discuss the problems of menstrual waste & the … Read More

How can Environmental Activists Reduce Plastic Pollution?

March 15, 2017 | 5

The Health Impacts of plastic pollution was discussed as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More

What can citizens do to protect their health from plastic pollution?

March 15, 2017 | 5

What can individuals do to protect their own health?Read More

Reducing Plastic Pollution Through Adventure Scientists

March 15, 2017 | 6

What do Adventure Scientists do? How can someone join you?Read More

A Mountain Climber & Geophysical Chemist Talks about Plastic Pollution

March 15, 2017 | 3

Your experience with plastic pollution and what are you currently doing to combat it?Read More

How to Tackle Plastic Pollution? Locally or Globally?

March 15, 2017 | 6

Plastic pollution is a global problem. How do we tackle it?Read More

Examples of the Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Human Health & Wildlife

March 15, 2017 | 3

Question: Are there any examples of the impacts of plastic pollution on human health and wildlife?
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Waste Management in Developing Countries – A Beginner’s Guide

February 23, 2017 |

Want to learn about waste management in developing countries, but don’t know where to start? Begin your learning with this guide, which refers to articles & panel discussions across several #wastedialogRead More

Creating change through knowledge | An year in one post

January 30, 2017 |

Results from 2016 show that we’re moving towards the goal of an engaged global community faster. In 2016, we also started providing knowledge dissemination services. We made high-quality capacity building affordable by savings 65% of costs in a project funded by the European Union. Towards the end of last year, a student told us that be Waste Wise gives him access to diverse perspectives, easily. A scientist told us that our work helped his group reorient their research and provides new ideas. be Waste Wise’s model of knowledge dissemination has a great potential to impact the world. The results show that we have just started scratching the surface.Read More

Reducing Waste Through Green Procurement Practices – A Twitter Chat

January 16, 2017 |

We were joined by Piotr Barczak & Carston Wachholz in the discussion about Green Procurement Practices. We discussed practices in government offices, products vs services, and laws & regulations defining green procurement practices (GPP) worldwide.

Here is a … Read More

A Message From be Waste Wise’s Co-founder, Ranjith Annepu

January 4, 2017 |

Ranjith Annepu has a message for everyone, about PDFs, what can be done to disseminate knowledge, experiences in 2016 and people & organizations who played a big role in be Waste Wise’s success. Happy new year!Read More

Food Waste – A Quick Guide

December 21, 2016 |

While 800 million people do not have enough food, we waste 1.3 billion tonnes of food produced for our consumption. This food we waste is enough to feed the hungry twice.
Want to learn more about food waste? Use this quick guide which refers to articles & panel discussions across several #wastedialog.Read More

Informal Waste Economy – A Quick Guide

November 28, 2016 |

We put together a guide with resources like panels & articles that discuss various aspects of informal waste recycling, including the economics, the stigma and the challenges. Read More

Circular Economy – A Beginner’s Guide

November 7, 2016 |

Have you been hearing about circular economy, but don’t know where to start learning about it? Here you go.Read More

Does Recycling Create More Waste? – A Tweetchat

November 4, 2016 |

Recycling must not become only “R”. Education is needed on the Reduce & Reuse parts 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

Consumption & Waste Management – A Beginner’s Guide

October 24, 2016 |

Here we have a quick and easy guide for you to treat as a beginner’s resource to learning about the consumption, its impacts and what you can do.Read More

Climate Change & Waste Management – A Quick Guide

October 13, 2016 |

Climate change & waste management are linked. Here we have a quick and easy guide for you to treat as a beginner’s resource to learning about the connection, its impacts and what you can do to mitigate climate change through better waste managementRead More

Oceans and Plastic Pollution – A Quick Guide

October 5, 2016 |

  • Start your learning by listening to this discussion about the Status of Oceans & Plastic Pollution panelists from Plastic Pollution Coalition, Save Our Shores, 5Gyres & Plastics for Change give you information about what the exact problem is and … Read More

Are Light Emitting Diodes (LED) e-waste?

October 4, 2016 |

Prof. Brajesh Dubey, from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, tells us about LED (light emitting diodes) and what happens when they become waste.

Recently, we received a query from the community enquiring about LED (light emitting diodes), their … Read More

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