AboutBe Waste Wise
We believe it is hugely important to get old cellphones to people who will use them or need them.
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.
24-hr composters: There’s no microbe in this universe that can colonize in 24 hrs | Q&A With Dr. ManojMarch 2, 2018 | be Waste Wise
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.
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.
How do we not only avoid waste, but how do we do it differently?
“So much attention is paid to what’s wasted in the home when companies get a free pass for doing anything.” – A Q&A With The Ugly Fruit & Veg CampaignDecember 11, 2017 | be Waste Wise
A Q&A with one of our waste pioneers – The Ugly Fruit & Veg Campaign
Gaining trust and getting their license to operate from local communities.
Exploring our understanding of waste management systems in developed and developing countries.
Every landfill company is going to tell you it is lined!
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
Helping campuses start & sustain waste reduction projects
How to engage apartment buildings in recycling
Recently launched OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign raises awareness to the fact that in America alone we use 500-million single use plastic straws every day
How can we make environmental movements more inclusive?
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.
An interview with Michael Cowing, who has accumulated over twenty five years international experience in over fifty countries around the globe.
Andy Whiteman, Director of RWA Group speaks about classifying waste management systems across the world.
This interview was organized as part of the Beyond Circular Economy theme of the 2017 Global Dialogue on Waste.
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.
“Collective action is a key piece in the success of our network” – Q&A With The Campus Kitchens ProjectOctober 11, 2017 | be Waste Wise
In order to run a successful Campus Kitchen, you need the support of your dining services, fellow students, school administration and the local community.
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.
“It’s Also Important To Realize That College Students Are Also Struggling With Food Insecurity” – Q&A With Food Recovery NetworkAugust 28, 2017 | be Waste Wise
FRN’s model offers a national backing to supporting local solutions to food issues that affect people in every corner of the country.
“When We Waste Food, We End Up Wasting All Of The Resources That Went Into Growing The Food Too.” – Q&A With Imperfect ProduceAugust 22, 2017 | be Waste Wise
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.
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.
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 Rs
We believe that citizens should know more about the production and consumption processes and the waste related to them.
This year, we are introducing a new category of be Waste Wise Pioneers, which includes universities & media.
What type of waste streams can pyrolysis and gasification handle?
Future of Thermal and Biological Waste Treatment Technology” was discussed as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.
What are the lessons learned, trends and future of gasification and pyrolysis for waste treatment?