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“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 |

Organized at 3 PM GMT on 13th July, 2016

Swetha Dandapani summarized the panel discussion and put together a set of interesting quotes.

QUICK SUMMARY & QUOTES

ANA CAROLINA, Independent Research Consultant on Gender

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“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

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 | 8

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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