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Wastewater Management – The Trinidad and Tobago Perspective

May 23, 2022 |

We discuss two viewpoints – management and operations and the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations on the way forward.Read More

Wayne Williams

May 23, 2022 |

Wayne O. Williams is an Environmental Engineer and a Wastewater Subject Matter Expert. Read More

Timothy Augustus

May 23, 2022 |

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 … Read More

Measuring Food Waste: The Global FLW Standard | with Gijs Langeveld

April 5, 2022 |

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).Read More

Brian Lipinski

April 5, 2022 |

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.”Read More

Bio-economy: Connecting Crops, Carbon & Cash | with Jonathan Cocker

April 5, 2022 |

With a lively panel of international industry experts, we discuss lower carbon intensities and related monetary opportunities for both the waste and energy industries.Read More

Jayson Zwierschke

April 1, 2022 |

For over 20 years, Jay Zwierschke has been a noteworthy leader in the Canadian cleantech space. Read More

Brittney Drake

April 1, 2022 |

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. Read More

Brent Lyon

April 1, 2022 |

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.Read More

Enabling Effective Municipal Solid Waste Management in India: Public Consultation Workshop

March 29, 2022 |

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.Read More

Plastic Credits and Its Applicability in Latin America | with Vishwas Vidyaranya

March 14, 2022 |

Plastic credit is a novel concept that allows financial leverage for social projects that seek to reduce plastic pollution.Read More

Kamal Raj

March 14, 2022 |

Biotechnologist by education, Kamal Raj is a Solid Waste Management professional. In the past, he has co-founded a social enterprise that works in environmental and civic action through behavioural change.Read More

How Local Organics Recyclers in the US Are Weathering the Pandemic | with Cole Rosengren

February 28, 2022 |

Learn how organics recyclers in two major U.S. cities have approached this challenge while remaining vocal advocates for change in their communities.Read More

Marvin Hayes

February 28, 2022 |

Marvin Hayes has been a youth educator and mentor for over 20 years. Read More

Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli

February 28, 2022 |

Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli sits on the US Composting Council board of directors and the steering committee of the Institute for Local Self Reliance’s Community Composting Coalition.Read More

How Environmental is Social Value? | with Adam Read

February 24, 2022 |

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.Read More

Graham Duxbury

February 24, 2022 |

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.Read More

Charlotte Österman

February 24, 2022 |

Charlotte offers tailored support and technical expertise to Social Value UK’s private sector members to help them on their social value journey.Read More

What’s the Best Metric to Drive Down Consumption and Drive Circularity?

February 17, 2022 |

How effective have carbon tools and targets been in changing service design and performance? Read More

Susan Evans

February 17, 2022 |

Susan Evans joined Green Alliance in September 2021 as a senior policy adviser, leading the organisation’s work on resource efficiency and the circular economy. Read More

Is There Such a Thing as a Sustainable Consumer? | with Sarah Ottaway

February 10, 2022 |

What is sustainable consumption, and how do we help individuals, organisations and governments understand and take action to make it a reality for all?Read More

Jen Gale

February 10, 2022 |

In September 2012, Jen decided it would be a ‘fun’ challenge to spend a year buying nothing new and dragged the rest of her family along for the ride. Read More

What Helps Keep Waste and Recycling Collection Workers Safe? | with Megan Quinn

February 3, 2022 |

This panel discusses some of the major hurdles, what strategies are working, and what strategies are still needed to help improve working conditions.Read More

Christy Adeola Braham

February 3, 2022 |

Christy Braham is Workers’ Health Coordinator at the global network Women in Informal Employment – Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO).Read More

Marcy Goldstein-Gelb

February 3, 2022 |

Marcy Goldstein-Gelb has been a leader and strategist in the occupational safety and health, and economic justice movements for over twenty-five years.Read More

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Waste Management

January 3, 2022 |

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.Read More

Reimagining Sustainable Agriculture Through Innovation in Plastic Waste | with Daniella Russo

November 25, 2021 |

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. Read More

Rich Uto

November 25, 2021 |

Rich Uto is the owner of Satsuma Farms and the first strawberry grower in the world to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from SCS Global Services.Read More

James duBois

November 25, 2021 |

James duBois is the Senior Manager of Environmental Sustainability at Driscoll’s. James has worked within the Reiter/Driscoll’s enterprise for 15 years in both the U.S. and Mexico.Read More

How Compost Helps Feed the Globe and Tackle Climate Change | with Kat Heinrich

November 23, 2021 | 1

This webinar is for waste professionals, policymakers, and the curious-minded on how compost can help tackle global challenges.Read More

Jane Gilbert

November 23, 2021 |

Jane is the current Chair of ISWA’s Biological Treatment Working Group and has gained her International Waste Manager status.Read More

Circular Economy Meets Climate Emergency | with Emma Burlow

November 1, 2021 |

This panel explores the critical role of circular economy in carbon reduction.Read More

Chris Whyte

November 1, 2021 |

Since 1992, Chris has been involved in environmental and sustainable project developments across Africa and channelled his focus into waste from 1999.Read More

COP26 – What is the Role of the Waste and Resources Sector in Delivering Net-Zero? | with Adam Read

November 1, 2021 |

This webinar explores a range of issues in the run-up to COP26, focusing on how the critical role of the resources & waste sector has been overlooked in the planning for the global carbon event.Read More

Solid Waste Management in El Salvador & Ecuador | with Vishwas Vidyaranya

September 20, 2021 |

This bilingual (English and Spanish) webinar gives a brief overview of municipal solid waste management situation, key challenges and prospects in El Salvador and Ecuador.Read More

Alejandra Rivera

September 20, 2021 |

Alejandra Rivera is an expert in integrated solid waste management with 10 years of experience. She is the co-founder and has been the president of Asociación Sumando Impactos from August 2017 to February 2021. Read More

Thorben Knust

September 20, 2021 |

Senior consultant with over ten years of international experience in the management of sustainable development projects. Read More

Policy Reforms in the UK | with Adam Read

September 1, 2021 |

What do the UK policy reforms mean for consumers, customers and those working in waste & resource management?Read More

Robert Thompson

September 1, 2021 |

ob leads the packaging sustainability strategy for his own brand packaging within the Ethics, Sustainability and Policy team at Co-op Food. Read More

Skills in the Circular Economy | with Adam Read

September 1, 2021 |

This panel considers what skills are needed in the resources and waste sector to meet the challenges of the circular economy and decarbonisation.Read More

Amy Bloom

August 23, 2021 |

Amy Bloom is a chemical engineer with consultancy experience across the waste sector, with a broad-ranging technical understanding including industrial, hazardous and municipal streams.Read More

Katie Cockburn

August 23, 2021 |

Katie Cockburn is the Professional Services Director, CIWM and Director of Qualifications and Standards, WAMITAB, with fifteen years of experience in the vocational and technical education space. Over ten of these were spent developing and improving qualification standards in the … Read More

Multi-dimensional Approach to Food Waste Prevention: An Entrepreneur’s Journey | with Gijs Langeveld

July 27, 2021 | 1

A discussion with Benjamin Lephilibert, at LightBlue Environmental Consulting.Read More

Benjamin Lephilibert

July 27, 2021 |

Benjamin Lephilibert is the Founder and Managing Director of LightBlue Environmental ConsultingRead More

Is Reuse the New Recycling? | with Emma Burlow

July 15, 2021 |

In this webinar, we explore the role of sharing and reuse in reducing our reliance on single-use items such as takeaway food and drink and e-commerce packaging.Read More

Dan Wright

July 15, 2021 |

Dan Wright is the Managing Director of Phineas Group, the £5m sustainable shoe hanger business, and co-founder of CanCan, a technology platform pioneering the sharing of reusable containers across hospitality and retail.Read More

Alvin Leer

July 15, 2021 |

Alvin Dammann Leer is a serial impact entrepreneur and investor.Read More

Recycling Policy Status Report in the United States | with Megan Quinn

July 15, 2021 |

In this mid-year report on U.S. national and state recycling policy, panelists discuss what the recycling policy landscape looks like at this point in the year.Read More

Megan Quinn

July 15, 2021 |

Megan joined the Waste Dive team as a reporter in 2020. She previously covered the recycling industry as senior reporter for Scrap News, where she learned about the industry at scrapyards and steel mills.Read More

Yinka N. Bode-George

July 15, 2021 |

Yinka N. Bode-George is an environmental health advocate passionate about creating health equity, environmental justice, and sustainable development through public policy and community building. Read More

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