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Social Enterprises in Zero Waste for Profit & Purpose | by Kate Bailey

August 2, 2019 |

Join two global experts in exploring how the social enterprise business structure can transfer to the recycling and reuse sector. Read More

Eric Lombardi

August 2, 2019 |

Eric is working to connect the people and best practices from around the world to facilitate the building of Zero Waste Communities through the creation and expansion of the “Social Enterprise” model. Read More

Gerry Higgins

August 2, 2019 |

Gerry Higgins is Managing Director of Social Enterprise World Forum and Director of International Enterprise at Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS). Read More

Food Waste Legislation: Approaches from Europe and US

July 24, 2019 |

Food waste is one of the biggest challenges that the world faces today, contributing to climate change and resource depletion.Read More

Marco Ricci – Jürgensen

July 24, 2019 |

rco Ricci – Jürgensen is highly considered as an expert who conceives waste and recycling issues going beyond technical detailsRead More

John Fischer

July 24, 2019 |

John Fischer is Branch Chief for Commercial Waste Reduction and Waste Planning at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).Read More

Kat Heinrich

July 24, 2019 |

Kat Heinrich is a food waste specialist in Australia and winner of the 2017 GISA Women in Waste Leadership Award.Read More

Marine Plastic Pollution – Sources, Forces and Courses of Action

July 24, 2019 |

This expert panel reflects on the arrival of plastics in the marine environment, consider how we got here and most importantly what we can do.Read More

Louise Edge

July 24, 2019 |

Louise Edge is an Environmental Campaign Coordinator at GreenpeaceRead More

Libby Peake

July 24, 2019 |

Libby Peake is senior policy adviser on resource stewardship at Green Alliance, a UK based independent charity and think tank focused on achieving ambitious leadership for the environment.Read More

John Gertsakis

July 8, 2019 |

John Gertsakis is a sustainability practitioner with experience as an industry adviser, consultant, research academic and advocate. He is the co-founder of the newly formed Ewaste Watch Institute, and he co-authored Australia’s first report on e-waste recycling in 1995 titled: Short Circuiting Waste from Electronic Products. Read More

Beyond E-waste Recycling – Electronics Consumption and the Challenge of Sustainability

July 8, 2019 |

Ewaste Watch in Australia acts in the public interest to protect human health and the environment by accelerating increased levels of electronics sustainability from cradle to cradle. Read More

Optimizing Food Rescue Programs: Prioritizing Strategies to Deliver the Best Community Value

May 3, 2019 |

Expanding food recovery programs is a critical action in a community’s overall strategy to reduce wasted food, but some efforts may deliver more community value than others.Read More

Madeline Keating

May 2, 2019 |

Madeline Keating is an Urban Fellow with NRDC’s Healthy People and Thriving Communities Program and is the City Lead in Denver for NRDC’s Food Matters project.Read More

Elaine Blatt

May 2, 2019 |

Elaine Blatt is a Senior Policy and Program Analyst at Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Read More

Peter Canepa

May 2, 2019 |

Peter Canepa joined the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in January 2017, providing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) expertise to Oregon’s Materials Management program.Read More

Vaughan Levitzke

April 24, 2019 |

Vaughan Levitzke has more than 35 years’ experience in government, project management and leadership. Vaughan established Zero Waste SA in 2003 and is responsible for a multitude of programs and projects carried out by Zero Waste SA and its partner organisations, … Read More

Reflections on Sustainable Resource Management in Developing Economies

April 24, 2019 |

Novel approaches to ensure waste management in poorer countries is sustainable.Read More

What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050

March 15, 2019 |

A webinar which launches the World Bank report of the same name. Read More

Catalina Marulanda

March 15, 2019 |

Catalina Marulanda is currently the Practice Manager of the Urban Development Unit in the South Asia Region at the World Bank Group. Read More

Silpa Kaza

March 15, 2019 |

Silpa Kaza is an Urban Development Specialist in the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.Read More

Managing Plastics In Your Community And The Environment

January 8, 2019 |

We’ll train you on how to identify, collect and reprocess the number of different plastic types using simple and practical approaches.Read More

Promising Innovation in Materials Science & Product Design

November 26, 2018 |

Organized on 5th Sep, 2018, as part of The 2018 Global Dialogue on Waste QUICK SUMMARY & QUOTES DANIELLA RUSSO, Founder & CEO, Think Beyond Plastic

  • The world of plastic hasn’t changed in the last 50 years and it is … Read More

Next Steps to Eliminate Avoidable Plastic Waste Systematically

November 26, 2018 |

Emma Burlow & Kate Bailey participate in this panel organized as part of the 2018 Global Dialogue on Waste. Read More

Communications for Adaptive & Resilient Recycling Systems

November 26, 2018 |

Mitch Hedlund & Stephen Bates participate in this panel organized as part of the 2018 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More

Connecting Waste Hierarchy & Circular Economy

November 26, 2018 |

Ad Lansink, the author of Challenging Changes, discusses the circular economy in the 2018 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More

New Recycling Systems for United States

November 21, 2018 |

Jim Frey & Beth Schmitt discuss new syetms for the United States. This panel was organized as part of the 2018 Global Dialogue on Waste. Read More

Status of Landfill Diversion Options

November 21, 2018 |

This panel was organised as part of the New Systems for North America, theme of the 2018 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More

Developing Local Markets for Recyclables

November 21, 2018 |

Kate Davenport & Lynn Hoffman of Eureka Recycling discuss in this panel organized as part of the 2018 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More

Status of Recycling & Opportunities for Innovation

November 21, 2018 |

Cole Rosengren interviews Chaz Miller in the inaugural session of the 2018 Global Dialogue on Waste.Read More

Introducing ISWA’s Initiative for Mayors and Municipalities

October 26, 2018 |

Why is ISWA specifically targeting mayors and municipalities?Read More

The Basics of the European Waste Collection Systems

October 26, 2018 |

An in depth look at European Waste Collection Systems, providing excellent insight in topics from transportation systems to the latest collection and sorting system technologies. Read More

Christian Bremer

October 26, 2018 |

Christian Bremer is currently working as the Managing Director at SSI SCHÄFER. Read More

Jürgen Jacoby

October 26, 2018 |

Jürgen Jacoby, is the International Sales & Business Development at Envac Optibag AB.Read More

Bernd Leowald

October 26, 2018 |

Bernd Leowald is the head of the department Northwest at Stadtreinigung Hamburg (SRH). The SRH is the municipal waste management company in Hamburg with 2600 employees. The department Northwest is a part of Hamburg with 620.000 inhabitants and an area … Read More

D-NOSES: Optimizing Waste Management and Reducing Odour Pollution Through Citizen Science

October 10, 2018 |

The DNOSES project is about creating a model for citizen science based interventions in odour nuisance/problem situations.Read More

Rosa Arias

October 10, 2018 |

Rosa Arias is the Founder of Science for Change and the creator of the citizen science App OdourCollect, to build up collaborative odour maps.Read More

Growing Your Waste Recycling Business: Cleaning the Planet and Creating Jobs | WasteAid UK

October 10, 2018 |

It’s one thing to want to set up a recycling business, it’s another to make it work. We’ll teach you the the principles of identifying end markets, maximizing quality and making a profit.Read More

Setting Up And Growing Your Organic Waste Management Initiative | WasteAid UK

October 10, 2018 |

We’ll walk you through simple ways of handling and processing organic waste to maximize the end-value and financial & environmental returns.Read More

Costas Velis

October 3, 2018 |

Costas Velis is the Chair of the ISWA Task Force on Marine Litter and Lecturer on Resource Efficiency Systems at University of Leeds.Read More

Plastic Free Q&A

September 26, 2018 |

Do you have questions about living plastic-free including why anyone would attempt it in first place and do not know whom to ask? This is the perfect panel for all your questions. Read More

Stiv Wilson

September 25, 2018 |

Stiv Wilson is Director of Campaigns at The Story of Stuff project. Read More

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz

September 25, 2018 |

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz is the founder of the for-purpose, Plastic Free July Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that brings the public and business together with the vision of a world without plastic waste. Read More

Kate Bailey

August 9, 2018 |

Kate Bailey is a leading authority on Zero Waste best practices and focuses on the facts, details, and logistics that help Zero Waste initiatives succeed.Read More

Mitch Hedlund

August 9, 2018 |

Prior to founding the nonprofit standardized label initiative and Recycle Across America®, Mitch Hedlund had over 20 years experience in marketing, communications, and branding, serving Fortune 500 companies, as well as midsized companies. Read More

Stephen Bates

August 6, 2018 |

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.Read More

Natalie Starr

August 6, 2018 |

Natalie Starr has nearly twenty five years of experience in solid waste management, recycling and resource recovery, and energy consulting including twenty years with DSM Environmental where she is now a Principal.Read More

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