About be Waste Wise
Stakeholders from different sectors involved in developing waste management infrastructure, especially the urban sector, come together and discuss the various issues associated with developing an effective, working and sustaining source segregated waste collection and treatment systems.
Vidya Bhooshan Singh has been working in the development sector for more than 10+ years in different thematic areas like Plastic Waste Management, SLWM, Water and Sanitation, Agriculture & Livelihood, and Environment, with different capacities in various states like Uttarakhand, UP, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Rajasthan in India.
In 2017, Dr Lystra Fletcher-Paul of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that the Caribbean and Latin America waste a staggering 78 million tons of food annually, which totals 6 per cent of global food production, and Trinidad and Tobago is the most wasteful country in the region.
This model is overcoming barriers by providing a service that is at the human scale, quiet, and emits zero emissions.
This webinar explores environmental justice from a policy and trends perspective and understands how it is looked at in a nonprofit setting.
Matthew Karmel is passionate about sustainability and the environment. As an environmental attorney at the Riker Danzig law firm in New Jersey, Matthew’s practice includes traditional environmental counseling and litigation, as well as matters relating to sustainability, waste management, renewable energy, climate change, and environmental justice.
In this webinar, stakeholders from various sectors such as the waste management industry, service providers for rule implementations, academia, training and capacity-building agencies come together and discuss the various issues associated with this waste stream, which will include, better waste management strategies, implementation of EPR, recovery of valuable resources and transition to a circular economy framework for this electronic waste.
Prabhjot has worked for the last 12 years in the implementation of Circular Economy (CE) including sector strategies, systems thinking, materials flow, recovery centre, competence development programs, business models, including the informal sector, and addressing EPR.
Radhika Kalia, Managing Director at RLG Systems India Private Limited, is a visionary with nearly three decades of expertise in customer relationship management, operations, corporate communications, public relations, business development, and revenue portfolios, has worked with organizations such as Panasonic India, Samsung Electronics, EXL Service, HT Media, and Haier Appliances India.
With as much as 80% of the population in developing countries without regular and effective waste collection, what hope is there for a truly global sustainable waste management solution?
We discuss the contribution that circular medical textiles and instruments can make towards reducing the carbon footprint of the sector and what the circular surgical theatre of the future could look like, how decontamination technology is developing, and its potential to be rolled out globally.
We discuss two viewpoints – management and operations and the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations on the way forward.
Timothy Augustus has been involved in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, sanitary construction of water and wastewater systems, and the supervision of wastewater treatment plant operators for over 16 years. The vast knowledge and experience of various …
The Food Loss & Waste Protocol, a multi-stakeholder partnership, has developed the FLW Standard. The steering committee includes seven expert institutions: Consumer Goods Forum, Food, and Agriculture Organization (FAO), EU Fusions, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), World Resources Institute (WRI), and Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Brian Lipinski is a research associate with the Food Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI). During his time at WRI, he has worked extensively on the topic of food loss and waste, having served as the lead author on the paper “Reducing Food Loss and Waste.”
With a lively panel of international industry experts, we discuss lower carbon intensities and related monetary opportunities for both the waste and energy industries.
Brittney Drake’s background is in technical design across the refining, petrochemical and mining industries including the extensive time spent in the field provides unconventional strategies for the changing environment and challenges of decarbonization.
Brent Lyon, PEng is Scovan Engineering’s Director of Business Development, with a strong focus on biogas projects. Prior to this, he was an executive recruiter for renewable energy and mining companies, a management strategic consultant, the chief feedstock negotiator for a 66MW biomass-fueled power plant, and even the assistant brewmaster for the first craft brewery in Canada. Brent is a Professional Chemical engineer with an additional academic background in industrial microbiology.
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and be Waste Wise (bWW), in partnership with The Incubation Network, is conducting a series of 12 online workshops for a city network consisting of select cities in India, namely Panjim, Varanasi, East Delhi, Surat and Vadodara on aspects relating to solid and plastic waste management.
Plastic credit is a novel concept that allows financial leverage for social projects that seek to reduce plastic pollution.
Learn how organics recyclers in two major U.S. cities have approached this challenge while remaining vocal advocates for change in their communities.
This webinar looks at the role of the sector in embedding activities as part of and above the day to day which create community benefits, training opportunities, local economic improvements while moving towards a more circular and carbon-efficient economy.
Graham Duxbury was appointed Groundwork UK’s Chief Executive in 2014, having served in a number of other roles in the organisation building national relationships and partnerships, generating income, developing programmes and leading on policy and communications.
How effective have carbon tools and targets been in changing service design and performance?
What is sustainable consumption, and how do we help individuals, organisations and governments understand and take action to make it a reality for all?
This panel discusses some of the major hurdles, what strategies are working, and what strategies are still needed to help improve working conditions.
Want to understand the impacts of the pandemic on waste management? Begin your learning with this guide, which refers to panel discussions across several #wastedialog.
Plastic film in agriculture is valuable and widely used, but is difficult to collect and recycle, and especially in the past few years has become a real challenge.