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2018 Waste Pioneers List – Individuals

June 19, 2018 |

The 2018 be Waste Wise Pioneers List recognizes individuals that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their workRead More

2018 Waste Pioneers List – Organizations

June 11, 2018 |

Announcing the 2018 be Waste Wise Pioneers List which recognizes the organizations that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their work.Read More

Nadine Cavusoglu

May 29, 2018 |

Nadine holds an MBA from the New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Certificate in Business Strategies for Social Impact from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.Read More

Mara Vasileiou

May 28, 2018 |

Mara Vasileiou is an Environmental Engineer that has worked as a researcher in the past for the Swedish Museum of Natural History in StockholmRead More

Kylee Neniska

May 28, 2018 |

Kylee Neniska graduated from Lethbridge college in Alberta with an Environmental Assessment and Restoration diploma.Read More

Introduction To Community Waste Management

May 14, 2018 |

Dealing with waste is an urgent public health priority

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What is Pre-cycling? James Greyson explains

May 9, 2018 |

Pre-cycling is the action of implementing the circular economy vision.Read More

Pace of Change in The Environmental & Sustainability Movements

May 9, 2018 |

Over the decades, there are more people engaged with more ecological or waste initiatives around the world. However that hasn’t affected the total material requirements, or a structural switch from a linear to a circular pattern. Read More

What is BlindSpotting? James Greyson Answers

May 9, 2018 |

James Greyson, of Blindspot Think Tank explains what blindspotting means.

This excerpt is part of be Waste Wise’s interview with James Greyson, as part of the Pioneers & Changemakers series.Read More

Joanna Barnett

May 6, 2018 |

Joanna is passionate about spreading awareness on environmental issues and enjoys the challenge of breaking down potentially complex ideas for a broad audience. Read More

Selby Wilkinson

May 6, 2018 |

Selby Wilkinson is a BA of Media Studies student at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in bridging the gap between media and sustainability. Read More

“There is limited transparency and comparability in waste data” – Interview with Cole Rosengren

April 25, 2018 |

It’s hard to acquire good data because local governments in the industry are not always transparentRead More

“Everyone can relate to plastics in our daily life” – Maxine Perella

April 23, 2018 |

There is a shift in how CE is being translated, and is becoming more relevant to consumers.Read More

“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

Kyle Wiens

April 20, 2018 |

Kyle Wiens is a right to repair activist, fixing the world’s gizmos one at a time. He is the CEO of iFixit and Dozuki.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

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