About be Waste Wise
is an accomplished, and highly-effective International Government, Public Affairs and Behavioural Change Expert with over 25 years of experience leading Communications, Stakeholder Engagement, Community Relations and Operations within the global Waste and Resource Recovery sector.
Chaz Miller’s career in waste and recycling spanned four decades with stints at the US EPA Office of Solid Waste, the Glass Packaging Institute and the National Waste and Recycling Association. Although he is now retired from full time work, he consults and continues to write his award-winning column “The Circular File” for Waste360.
Sarah Currie-Halpern is Co-Founder and Partner in Think Zero LLC, and she speaks with us in our Pioneers & Changemakers interview series.
Sarah Currie-Halpern is Co-Founder and Partner in Think Zero LLC. Previously she ran Solid Waste and Zero Waste Programs for the Mayor’s Office of NYC, where she helped develop the Zero Waste section of OneNYC and the Waste section of the recent 80×50 plan.
“‘Architects do not really think of waste management in terms of building design materials” – Clare MiflinMay 11, 2018 | be Waste Wise
We can do more to fix the problem since waste is a flaw that stems from design of buildings.
Over the decades, there are more people engaged with more ecological or waste initiatives around the world. However that hasn’t affected the total material requirements, or a structural switch from a linear to a circular pattern.
James Greyson, of Blindspot Think Tank explains what blindspotting means.
This excerpt is part of be Waste Wise’s interview with James Greyson, as part of the Pioneers & Changemakers series.
In places where the political will is lacking, the corruption is higher.
It’s hard to acquire good data because local governments in the industry are not always transparent
There is a shift in how CE is being translated, and is becoming more relevant to consumers.
We believe it is hugely important to get old cellphones to people who will use them or need them.
Josephine Antonio is a consultant in septage management, water supply and wastewater engineering, sanitation and local governance and development planning. She was a former City Planning and Development Coordinator for Dumaguete City, Philippines where she played an instrumental role in implementing reknowned septage and fecal sludge management project for the city.
24-hr composters: There’s no microbe in this universe that can colonize in 24 hrs | Q&A With Dr. ManojMarch 2, 2018 | be Waste Wise
The 24-hour composting machine—let’s call it 24-hour ‘fryer’—simply removes water and other volatile components out of the organic material thrown into it for composting.
Blind spotting is a tool for collective survival, if we wish to continue living on this planet, waste, pollution and climate are the global problems, which are part of the package.
How do we not only avoid waste, but how do we do it differently?
“So much attention is paid to what’s wasted in the home when companies get a free pass for doing anything.” – A Q&A With The Ugly Fruit & Veg CampaignDecember 11, 2017 | be Waste Wise
A Q&A with one of our waste pioneers – The Ugly Fruit & Veg Campaign
Gaining trust and getting their license to operate from local communities.
Exploring our understanding of waste management systems in developed and developing countries.
Every landfill company is going to tell you it is lined!
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
Helping campuses start & sustain waste reduction projects
How to engage apartment buildings in recycling
Recently launched OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign raises awareness to the fact that in America alone we use 500-million single use plastic straws every day