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Recycling Incentives in Lower-Income Communities | With Zoë Lenkiewicz

March 16, 2020 |

How can we capture waste materials where there is no government waste collection service?Read More

Hilda Addah

March 16, 2020 |

Hilda Addah is project coordinator and also co-founder of Asase foundation who is running Cashit Factory where the LDPE is recycledRead More

Victor Amusa

March 16, 2020 |

Victor AMUSA is a social entrepreneur with over 5 years’ experience in incentive-motivated waste recycling.Read More

Mazin Mukhtar

March 16, 2020 |

Mazin Mukhtar co-founded Akshar Foundation with Parmita Sarma in 2013.Read More

From the Microfactory to the Circular Economy | with Robert Crocker

March 16, 2020 |

Following China’s effective ban on importing many waste materials for recycling, many developed nations, are being forced to rethink their waste strategies.Read More

Veena Sahajwalla

March 16, 2020 |

Veena Sahajwalla has pioneered and championed localized waste processing and recycling in high-tech microfactories as an essential first step to the circular economy. Read More

Facing up to Climate Crisis: What are We Doing About It? | with Adam Read

March 2, 2020 |

Moving from the UN Sustainable Development Goals to local ‘climate crisis’ talks, it’s time to stand up and make a change.Read More

Leigh Broadhurst

March 2, 2020 |

Leigh is an experienced Chartered Waste Manager and IEMA Practitioner with extensive waste and resources industry experience spanning across 11 years. Read More

Mickey Green

March 2, 2020 |

Mickey Green has been managing director of Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) since September 2017. SWP was the first county wide partnership of waste collection and disposal authorities, and has had a long history of innovation; the first to roll out … Read More

Paul Frith

March 2, 2020 |

Paul set up Frith Resource Management in 2008 following a career in technical services and consultancy for waste and carbon management since 1997.Read More

Circular Food | with Katherine Heinrich

February 5, 2020 |

This webinar delves into the benefits, risks, practical applications and challenges of turning surplus food into animal feed.Read More

Karen Luyckx

February 4, 2020 |

Karen is Head of Research at Feedback, a UK-based campaign group working to regenerate nature by transforming our food system.Read More

Olympia Yarger

February 4, 2020 |

Olympia is a farmer, innovator and a leader in insect farming in Australia.Read More

Chemical Recycling 101 | with Adam Read

February 3, 2020 |

The focus on chemical recycling has intensified in the recent past. But, what is chemical recycling and how does the process differ from recovery and mechanical recycling?Read More

Adrian Haworth

February 3, 2020 |

Adrian Haworth was the Sales and Marketing Director of Recycling Technologies from 2013 to 2019 and continues as a consultant to the company.Read More

Paula Luu

February 3, 2020 |

Paula is a Project Director at Closed Loop Partners, an investment and advisory services firm focused on building the circular economy.Read More

The Future of Waste: Consumption, Governance and Regulation

December 18, 2019 |

Waste governance is now at a crossroad: global increases in consumption in all categories are challenging waste regimes and management strategies everywhere, and especially in the Asian region.Read More

The Future of Waste Picking | with Robert Crocker

December 16, 2019 |

In this conversation we speak to Cecilia Santos who has direct experience of working with waste picker communities how the world can better make use of their lives and talents.
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Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

December 16, 2019 |

Born in São Paulo, Loschiavo is a philosopher and full Professor of Design in the College of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo. Read More

Role of Packaging in Reducing Food Waste | with Gijs Langeveld

December 16, 2019 |

To what extent is food packaging creating added value? Read More

Richard Swannell

December 16, 2019 |

Richard is committed to working on ways of reducing man’s impact on the environment. A biochemist by training, he has a strong expertise in delivering more resource efficient and sustainable practices within businesses, and on reducing food waste and increasing recycling. Read More

Helén Williams

December 16, 2019 |

Helén Williams is an associate professor of Environment and Energy system and part of the multi-disciplinary Service Research Center at Karlstad University.Read More

Eliminating Construction Waste | with Robert Crocker

November 22, 2019 |

How can the present linear model in design and construction be replaced with a circular model?Read More

Duncan Baker-Brown

November 21, 2019 |

Duncan is an architect, academic and environmental activist.Read More

Sustainable Food Chains | with Gijs Langeveld

October 23, 2019 |

There is an overload of food waste initiatives, but which are the ones which create impact?Read More

Chris Cochran

October 23, 2019 |

Chris provides strategic oversight to the entire ReFED organization and all program areasRead More

Toine Timmermans

October 22, 2019 |

Toine Timmermans is Program Manager Circular Economy in Food at Wageningen University & Research, and Coordinator of the EU projects FUSIONS and REFRESH. Read More

The Changing Global Commodity Markets

October 22, 2019 |

We discuss changes over the last 2 years, following the closure of Chinese markets for plastics, and increasing concerns about paper and plastics in other South East Asian markets. Read More

Simon Rutledge

October 22, 2019 |

Simon has over 25 years of experience within the UK waste management and the wider safety and environmental and sustainability management field, working within the regulatory and policy making arena.Read More

Social Enterprises in Zero Waste for Profit & Purpose | by Kate Bailey

August 2, 2019 |

Join two global experts in exploring how the social enterprise business structure can transfer to the recycling and reuse sector. Read More

Eric Lombardi

August 2, 2019 |

Eric is working to connect the people and best practices from around the world to facilitate the building of Zero Waste Communities through the creation and expansion of the “Social Enterprise” model. Read More

Gerry Higgins

August 2, 2019 |

Gerry Higgins is Managing Director of Social Enterprise World Forum and Director of International Enterprise at Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS). Read More

Food Waste Legislation: Approaches from Europe and US

July 24, 2019 |

Food waste is one of the biggest challenges that the world faces today, contributing to climate change and resource depletion.Read More

Marco Ricci – Jürgensen

July 24, 2019 |

rco Ricci – Jürgensen is highly considered as an expert who conceives waste and recycling issues going beyond technical detailsRead More

John Fischer

July 24, 2019 |

John Fischer is Branch Chief for Commercial Waste Reduction and Waste Planning at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).Read More

Kat Heinrich

July 24, 2019 |

Kat Heinrich is a food waste specialist in Australia and winner of the 2017 GISA Women in Waste Leadership Award.Read More

Marine Plastic Pollution – Sources, Forces and Courses of Action

July 24, 2019 |

This expert panel reflects on the arrival of plastics in the marine environment, consider how we got here and most importantly what we can do.Read More

Louise Edge

July 24, 2019 |

Louise Edge is an Environmental Campaign Coordinator at GreenpeaceRead More

Libby Peake

July 24, 2019 |

Libby Peake is senior policy adviser on resource stewardship at Green Alliance, a UK based independent charity and think tank focused on achieving ambitious leadership for the environment.Read More

John Gertsakis

July 8, 2019 |

John Gertsakis is a sustainability practitioner with experience as an industry adviser, consultant, research academic and advocate. He is the co-founder of the newly formed Ewaste Watch Institute, and he co-authored Australia’s first report on e-waste recycling in 1995 titled: Short Circuiting Waste from Electronic Products. Read More

Beyond E-waste Recycling – Electronics Consumption and the Challenge of Sustainability

July 8, 2019 |

Ewaste Watch in Australia acts in the public interest to protect human health and the environment by accelerating increased levels of electronics sustainability from cradle to cradle. Read More

Optimizing Food Rescue Programs: Prioritizing Strategies to Deliver the Best Community Value

May 3, 2019 |

Expanding food recovery programs is a critical action in a community’s overall strategy to reduce wasted food, but some efforts may deliver more community value than others.Read More

Madeline Keating

May 2, 2019 |

Madeline Keating is an Urban Fellow with NRDC’s Healthy People and Thriving Communities Program and is the City Lead in Denver for NRDC’s Food Matters project.Read More

Elaine Blatt

May 2, 2019 |

Elaine Blatt is a Senior Policy and Program Analyst at Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Read More

Peter Canepa

May 2, 2019 |

Peter Canepa joined the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in January 2017, providing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) expertise to Oregon’s Materials Management program.Read More

Vaughan Levitzke

April 24, 2019 |

Vaughan Levitzke has more than 35 years’ experience in government, project management and leadership. Vaughan established Zero Waste SA in 2003 and is responsible for a multitude of programs and projects carried out by Zero Waste SA and its partner organisations, … Read More

Reflections on Sustainable Resource Management in Developing Economies

April 24, 2019 |

Novel approaches to ensure waste management in poorer countries is sustainable.Read More

What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050

March 15, 2019 |

A webinar which launches the World Bank report of the same name. Read More

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