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EfW Transition Technology or Yesterday’s Technology | with Adam Read

September 12, 2023 |

In this webinar, our guest panel discusses the future of energy from waste technologies, particularly those dealing with thermal treatment. Read More

Waste Data in Emerging Economies; Something is not Right! | with Mansoor Ali

September 12, 2023 |

Both quantitative and qualitative data collection have challenges, including lack of ownership, governments with no data, decisions with poor data, and extrapolation of city-level data with household samples.Read More

Role of Academia in Development of Effective Waste Management Infrastructure in India

August 30, 2023 |

In this webinar, we’ll talk about the key initiatives that academia can develop for the implementation and development of waste management in India, as well as how successfully academia is currently able to emphasize the adoption of sustainable solutions and technologies for treating waste as a resource, avoiding its disposal in landfills through research and development and awareness practices.Read More

Circular Economy in the Textile Sector | with Aditi Ramola

July 27, 2023 |

The fashion industry is estimated to be responsible for 10% of global carbon emissions and is one of the most economically driven industries globally. Read More

Andreas Bartl

July 27, 2023 |

Andreas Bartl is a senior scientist at TU Wien at the Institute of Chemical, Environmental, and Bioscience Engineering (ICEBE).Read More

Peter Förster

July 27, 2023 |

Peter Förster is an expert with more than 12 years of specific experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency and circular economy in various countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa. In 2016 Peter joined GIZ as country manager of the … Read More

The Future of Circularity in Electrical Appliances

July 26, 2023 |

This webinar of the month highlights the barriers for change in the transition to a circular economy, the perspective on recycling, life-cycle analysis in the design process, challenges for e-waste repair and recycling, and drivers for change in the complex industrial system.Read More

How U.S. Cities Are Pursuing and Measuring Zero Waste Goals | with Cole Rosengren

July 13, 2023 |

A growing number of U.S. cities are seeking to hit waste diversion or reduction targets in the coming years. While the pandemic challenged many of these programs, renewed energy around climate change and federal funding could provide a boost. Read More

Natasha Dyer

July 13, 2023 |

Lifelong zero-waster and recycler, when she is not found teaching members of her community about the importance of composting as a way to lessen their environmental impact or advising her local County Commissioners as a Sustainability Cabinet Member, Natasha Dyer serves as Acting Executive Director & Program Manager for the SWEEP Standard.Read More

Gary Liss

July 13, 2023 |

Gary Liss has 50 years of experience in recycling, is a leading advocate of Zero Waste, and has worked on Zero Waste Plans in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Jose, Boston, Austin, Fort Collins, Baltimore and Washington, DC.Read More

Andrew Mullen

June 28, 2023 |

Following an Honours degree in Electronic engineering, Andrew has spent nearly 35 years working for major brands in White Goods and Consumer Electronics. During that time, he has had responsibility for After sales, product Safety & regulatory compliance as well as … Read More

Margo Reynolds

June 28, 2023 |

Margo is a PhD researcher at the University of Exeter within the UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub. Her research seeks to determine how to effectively disseminate and govern metrics to enable businesses to successfully transition to circular business models … Read More

Behaviour Change When Introducing Waste Systems for the First Time in Indonesia | with Mike Webster

June 26, 2023 |

Project STOP has been working in Java and Bali in Indonesia since 2018 and, since that time, has introduced waste services to 450,000 people, most for the first time.Read More

Farah Amini

June 26, 2023 |

Farah Amini has been involved in communication for development for more than 20 years. With a work portfolio in different sectors: water and sanitation, immunization, education, nature conservation, and election, she has spent six years leading national advocacy and behavior change campaign management.Read More

Dhani Fatimah

June 26, 2023 |

Dhani is a Behavior change senior officer for Project STOP at Systemiq Indonesia.Read More

Potential of the Waste & Resource Sector in Delivering Avoided Emissions | with Adam Read

June 2, 2023 |

This panel explores how we can not only make the link between sustainable resource management and climate change but also consider what activities, interventions and policies governments, businesses, and organisations should take now to ensure that planned green transitions across a range of sectors and regions are deliverable – can we really decarbonise industry without effective waste management?Read More

Mar Escarrabill

June 2, 2023 |

Biologist, Masters in Science Communication and Masters in Human Rights and Citizenship. Mar has been working in Barcelona and Amsterdam on European Projects regarding citizen science, circular economy and science education as a project manager and concept developer.Read More

Demystifying EPR for Plastics and the Status of SUP Management in India

May 18, 2023 |

This webinar brings together notable players to demystify EPR models for plastics and analyze the status of SUP management in India in order to do a full economic and environmental cost-benefit analysis, as well as devise a strategy to account for social and economic repercussions.Read More

Plastic Recycling in the Caribbean | with Sian Cuffy-Young

May 5, 2023 |

Our webinar discusses the work of 3 organizations representing Trinidad And Tobago, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and Jamaica, as they discuss their roles in plastics recycling in the Caribbean as island states.Read More

Nalini Sooklal

May 5, 2023 |

Having held various positions within the Environmental sector regionally, Ms Sooklal is easily identified as an industry leader with a reputation for tenaciously protecting the environment’s interests and involvement in cutting-edge projects in sustainable development. Read More

Majeed Mohammed

May 5, 2023 |

Majeed Mohammed has an MBA in Sustainable Energy Management from Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business. He is currently a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), gaining the qualification from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in 2015.Read More

Ronald Roach

May 5, 2023 |

With a career spanning 30 years in the fields of operations management, project management, and waste management, Ronald Roach is an advocate for improved waste management not just in his home country of Trinidad and Tobago, but across the Caribbean.Read More

Behaviour Change in Waste Practices | with Mansoor Ali

May 5, 2023 |

In this webinar, we discuss if people’s behaviours could be influenced through projects. We throw the spotlight on waste behaviours and try to understand if behaviour changes only in the short term.Read More

Sally Cawood

May 5, 2023 |

Sally’s research and teaching sit at the intersection of human geography, urban studies, critical development studies, political ecology, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) engineering. Read More

Lucy Stevens

May 5, 2023 |

Lucy leads Practical Action’s change ambition on Cities Fit for People. She has supported Practical Action’s work tackling poverty in urban slum communities since 2002. Read More

Lakshmi Raghupathy

April 25, 2023 |

Lakshmi raghupathy has worked in environmental impact assessment, which included environmental clearances (EC) for industrial projects and specifying ecologically sensitive areas (ESA). She is an environmentalist, and works as a visiting faculty member in the TERI School of Advanced Studies.She represented the Government of … Read More

Surojit Bose

April 25, 2023 |

Surojit is Head Sustainability at Hindustan Coca Cola, with experience of over 25 years in sustainability and climate change. Prior to HCCB he worked with PwC and EY in their Climate Change and Sustainability practice. He has worked extensively … Read More

Managing Waste for Conservation and Livelihood

April 20, 2023 |

This webinar takes a more holistic approach to dealing with waste, such as building local programs that are part of regional trash management plans and setting up garbage collection and sorting programs that put people to work and help their local economies.Read More

Legacy Waste Management: Opportunities & Concerns

April 3, 2023 |

This webinar of the month talks about how managing legacy waste through landfill mining or bio-mining can create unique problems, but it can also create technology-based ways to turn dumpsites into cash and valuable land.Read More

Gerry O’Brien

March 22, 2023 |

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Susan Johanna Slabbert

March 22, 2023 |

Susan is the Head of Sustainability at Asia Pacific Rayon (APR). Originally from South Africa, Susan has more than 15 years of experience in environmental management and sustainable development. She currently leads the development and implementation of APR’s operational decarbonization and long … Read More

Marine Litter: Challenges and Solutions, Global and Brazilian Perspective

March 20, 2023 |

Plastic waste in oceans has become an alarming issue, and it is estimated that around 75-199 million tons can be found in the marine environment. Read More

Fernanda Romero

March 20, 2023 |

Fernanda is an Environmental Scientist and has a master’s degree in integrated environmental analysis, currently coordinating the technical department of the Brazilian Association of Public Cleansing and Waste Management Companies (ABRELPE).Read More

Aditi Ramola

March 20, 2023 |

Aditi is the Technical Director at the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), where she manages international projects and partnerships with the UN, assists ISWA’s Working Groups, and helps develop innovative projects globally further to strengthen cooperation with ISWA’s partners and international organizations.Read More

Tackling Consumption, Can We Break the Linear Model?

March 17, 2023 |

The session looks at where we are successfully transitioning from traditional leaner models of production, consumption, and waste to a more circular model of green design, reuse, refill, repair, and leasing, where consumers can make good choices and the systems are accessible, affordable, and performing.Read More

Lorna Jackson

March 17, 2023 |

Lorna has over seven years’ experience working within their award winning Centre for Social Innovation. Read More

Jane Beasley

March 16, 2023 |

Dr Jane Beasley is a professionally qualified waste and resource manager and for the past 25 years has worked on a wide range of strategic and research projects focusing on how we can better manage our resources, providing support at local, regional, national and European levels. Read More

Sanjiv Kumar

March 4, 2023 |

Mr. Sanjiv Kumar possesses 25+ years of work experience in Environmental Sustainability, Circular Economy, and Waste Management. He is currently heading the Strategic Growth and Transformation division of ReSustainability Limited (formerly known as Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited), a KKR-backed company. … Read More

Dr. Manoj Datta

March 4, 2023 |

Dr. Manoj Datta is currently Emeritus Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Delhi where he has been teaching and conducting research since 1980. He has held the positions of Head of Civil Engineering Department and Dean … Read More

Swati Singh Sambyal 

March 4, 2023 |

Swati Singh Sambyal is a renowned researcher on resource management and circular economy. Swati has worked in India as well as across the Global South on development issues concerning integrated waste and resource management. She has been a part of … Read More

Construction & Demolition Waste in India – Challenges & Way Forward | With Brajesh Kr Dubey

January 19, 2023 |

This webinar discusses the challenges in collection and transport, concerns about finances, complications in addressing pricing of recycled C&D waste products, collaboration between institute, industry and government & most importantly how from Indian context, there is a need for robust estimation and characterisation of C&D waste to design systems for material recovery.Read More

Pradeep Khandelwal

January 4, 2023 |

Pradeep Khandelwal, having 38 years of professional experience, recently retired as Chief Engineer in East Delhi Municipal Corporation (erstwhile Municipal Corporation of Delhi).  He has been associated with the organization for more than 35 years. He did his BTech in … Read More

Sudhirkumar Barai

January 4, 2023 | 1

Sudhirkumar Barai is a Director and Senior Professor of Civil Engineering at BITS Pilani-Pilani campus, Rajasthan. He is also a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India availing lien for the … Read More

Dr. Suneel Pandey

December 14, 2022 |

Dr Suneel Pandey is Senior Fellow and Director, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI. In addition, he is also working as Adjunct Faculty at TERI School of Advance Studies (TERI SAS). He has more than 30 years of consultancy/ research … Read More

Dr. N B Mazumdar

December 14, 2022 |

As an international waste management expert, he has been involved with waste management and on-site sanitation for over four decades in different parts of the world, working with international organisations like WHO, ADB, IGES (Japan), Rotary international, Government of India, … Read More

Ms. Nalini Shekar

December 14, 2022 |

Nalini Shekar is the co- founder and Executive Director of Hasiru Dala a wastepickers organization in Bangalore and also co-founded Kagad, Kach Kashtakari Panchayat (KKPKP), union of wastepickers in Pune in 1997. Her passion lies in restoring the dignity of … Read More

Greenwashing & Its Impact Upon Business? | With Emma Burlow

December 1, 2022 |

This webinar will give an insight into what is greenwashing, how it is derailing business sustainability & how critical it is for companies to take meaningful and industry-appropriate steps to avoid greenwashing and achieve their ESG goals.Read More

Heather Davies

November 14, 2022 |

Motivated by a love of nature and the outdoors, Heather Davies from small footprint agency; works with organisations to communicate sustainability. Through her work, she generates trust, grows awareness and engages and educates teams, customers and future customers around the … Read More

Jonathan Wragg

November 14, 2022 | 1

Jonathan Wragg, an independent packaging consultant, has a strong background in UK and European manufacturing sectors, specialising in sustainable plastic manufacturing. As such he is a firm believer in the positives around plastics and its huge … Read More

Recovery Of Critical Minerals From Waste In India | With Dr Brajesh Dubey

November 11, 2022 |

This webinar gives an insight to the the potential of critical minerals recovery from waste sources, and its demand, supply chain issues in upcoming years, especially from the Indian context.Read More