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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 | 2

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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Waste Management in Developing Countries – A Beginner’s Guide

February 23, 2017 |

Want to learn about waste management in developing countries, but don’t know where to start? Begin your learning with this guide, which refers to articles & panel discussions across several #wastedialogRead More




Creating change through knowledge | An year in one post

January 30, 2017 |

Results from 2016 show that we’re moving towards the goal of an engaged global community faster. In 2016, we also started providing knowledge dissemination services. We made high-quality capacity building affordable by savings 65% of costs in a project funded by the European Union. Towards the end of last year, a student told us that be Waste Wise gives him access to diverse perspectives, easily. A scientist told us that our work helped his group reorient their research and provides new ideas. be Waste Wise’s model of knowledge dissemination has a great potential to impact the world. The results show that we have just started scratching the surface.Read More




Reducing Waste Through Green Procurement Practices – A Twitter Chat

January 16, 2017 |

We were joined by Piotr Barczak & Carston Wachholz in the discussion about Green Procurement Practices. We discussed practices in government offices, products vs services, and laws & regulations defining green procurement practices (GPP) worldwide.

Here is a … Read More






A Message From be Waste Wise’s Co-founder, Ranjith Annepu

January 4, 2017 |

Ranjith Annepu has a message for everyone, about PDFs, what can be done to disseminate knowledge, experiences in 2016 and people & organizations who played a big role in be Waste Wise’s success. Happy new year!Read More




Food Waste – A Quick Guide

December 21, 2016 |

While 800 million people do not have enough food, we waste 1.3 billion tonnes of food produced for our consumption. This food we waste is enough to feed the hungry twice.
Want to learn more about food waste? Use this quick guide which refers to articles & panel discussions across several #wastedialog.Read More




Informal Waste Economy – A Quick Guide

November 28, 2016 |

We put together a guide with resources like panels & articles that discuss various aspects of informal waste recycling, including the economics, the stigma and the challenges. Read More




Circular Economy – A Beginner’s Guide

November 7, 2016 |

Have you been hearing about circular economy, but don’t know where to start learning about it? Here you go.Read More




Does Recycling Create More Waste? – A Tweetchat

November 4, 2016 |

Recycling must not become only “R”. Education is needed on the Reduce & Reuse parts Read More




Carl Zimring

October 26, 2016 |

Carl A. Zimring is Associate Professor of Sustainability Studies at the Pratt Institute. He is author of the books Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America (Rutgers UP, 2005), Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States (NYU Press, 2015), and Aluminum Upcycled: Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017).Read More




Consumption & Waste Management – A Beginner’s Guide

October 24, 2016 |

Here we have a quick and easy guide for you to treat as a beginner’s resource to learning about the consumption, its impacts and what you can do.Read More




Climate Change & Waste Management – A Quick Guide

October 13, 2016 |

Climate change & waste management are linked. Here we have a quick and easy guide for you to treat as a beginner’s resource to learning about the connection, its impacts and what you can do to mitigate climate change through better waste managementRead More




Oceans and Plastic Pollution – A Quick Guide

October 5, 2016 |

  • Start your learning by listening to this discussion about the Status of Oceans & Plastic Pollution panelists from Plastic Pollution Coalition, Save Our Shores, 5Gyres & Plastics for Change give you information about what the exact problem is and … Read More






Are Light Emitting Diodes (LED) e-waste?

October 4, 2016 |

Prof. Brajesh Dubey, from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, tells us about LED (light emitting diodes) and what happens when they become waste.

Recently, we received a query from the community enquiring about LED (light emitting diodes), their … Read More






Future of Thermal and Biological Waste Treatment Technology

September 29, 2016 | 4

Watch Demetra Tsiamis (Associate Director of Earth Engineering Center at CCNY) discuss the Future of Waste Treatment Technologies with Prof. Marco Castaldi (Associate Professor at City College of New York), Prof. Nickolas Themelis (Director of Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University) and Dr. Venkata Mohan (Prinicipal Scientist at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology). This panel was organized under the “Future of Waste” theme curated by Prof. Margaret Bates of University of Northampton, as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.Read More




Future of Waste Collection Systems Worldwide

September 29, 2016 |

Watch Prof. Margaret Bates of University of Northampton and Dr. Pete Shaw from University of Southampton discuss the Future of Waste Collection Systems worldwide. This panel was organized under the “Future of Waste” theme curated by Prof. Margaret Bates as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.Read More




Pete Shaw

September 29, 2016 |

Dr. Pete Shaw is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton. Dr. Shaw’s research interests in waste management orient around the necessity to engage individuals in waste reduction, reuse and recycling as a means to achieve desired reductions in residual waste.Read More




Demetra Tsiamis

September 28, 2016 |

Demetra Tsiamis is the Associate Director of the Earth Engineering Center at the City College of New York (EEC|CCNY).Read More




Marco Castaldi

September 28, 2016 |

Prof. Marco Castaldi received his B.S. ChE (Magna cum Laude) from Manhattan College. His Ph.D. is in Chemical Engineering from UCLA and he has minors in Advanced Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics. Professor Castaldi has approximately 60 peer-reviewed research articles, 40 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 book chapters and 11 patents in the fields of catalysis, combustion and gasification. Read More




Venkata Mohan

September 28, 2016 |

Dr. S. Venkata Mohan is a Principal Scientist in Environmental Engineering at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology. His research interests are in the domain of Environmental Bioengineering and Biofuels specifically in the areas of Biohydrogen, Bio-electrochemical systems, Waste Biorefinery, Advance Treatment Methods, Biobased products and photosynthetic fuels.Read More




Future of Waste Recycling Technology

September 14, 2016 |

Watch Bridget Croke (Closed Loop Fund) and Doug Woodring (Ocean Recovery Alliance) discuss the Future of Recycling Technology with Prof. Margaret Bates (Northampton University) . This panel was organized under the theme “Future of Waste” curated by Prof. Margaret Bates as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Bridget Croke

September 14, 2016 |

Bridget Croke leads external affairs including investor partnerships, industry partnerships, communications and special projects at the Closed Loop Fund.Read More




“One of the things often missed is what developed world can learn from developing world.” – Interview with Margaret Bates

September 11, 2016 |

 

Margaret Bates is Professor Sustainable Wastes Management at the University of Northampton. She has been involved in wastes management for over 25 years and undertook her PhD on landfill microbiology. She is the curator of this month’s #wastedialog.

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Building an Evidence Base for Making a Case for Waste

September 2, 2016 |

Prof. David Wilson is the Chief Author of the Global Waste Management Outlook report published by UN and ISWA. Zoe Lenkiewicz is a well known PR & Communications professional in waste management. They get together to discuss the need for data in waste and how to build an evidence base for making a case for waste as a global challenge. This panel was organized under the theme “Making a Case for Waste” curated by Mike Webster of WasteAid UK as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise.
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Future of Waste Prevention & the Sharing Economy

August 31, 2016 |

Watch Prof. Margaret Bates, University of Northampton and Prof. Cindy Isenhour, University of Maine discuss fashion, thrift stores, zero waste tourism, 3-D printing, product stewardship among other topics. This panel was organized as part of the theme “Future of Waste” curated by Prof. Margaret Bates as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More




Cindy Isenhour

August 30, 2016 |

Cindy Isenhour is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maine. Her work focuses on production-consumption systems and the cultural construction of policies designed to reduce materials throughput, energy use, emissions and waste.Read More




David Wilson

August 30, 2016 |

Professor David Wilson is a senior and respected figure in waste and resources management in the UK and internationally. He is now working full-time as an independent consultant, specialising in high-level policy and strategy work. He is also Visiting Professor in Waste Management at Imperial College, London.Read More




Andy Whiteman

August 25, 2016 | 1

Andy Whiteman is the Director of RWA Group (www.rwagroup.net) and founder of ‘wasteaware’ (www.wasteaware.org).Read More