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Updates and news from Be Waste Wise and beyond

Eliminating Construction Waste | with Robert Crocker

November 22, 2019 |

How can the present linear model in design and construction be replaced with a circular model?Read More

Sustainable Food Chains | With Gijs Langeveld

October 23, 2019 |

There is an overload of food waste initiatives, but which are the ones which create impact?Read More

The Changing Global Commodity Markets

October 22, 2019 |

We discuss changes over the last 2 years, following the closure of Chinese markets for plastics, and increasing concerns about paper and plastics in other South East Asian markets. Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Our advice to people who want to make change is to build relationships” – Sarah Currie-Halpern

August 1, 2018 |

Sarah Currie-Halpern is Co-Founder and Partner in Think Zero LLC, and she speaks with us in our Pioneers & Changemakers interview series.Read More

2018 be Waste Wise Pioneers – Media

June 26, 2018 |

2018 be Waste Wise Pioneers List (Media) is out! Read More

2018 Waste Pioneers List – Individuals

June 19, 2018 |

The 2018 be Waste Wise Pioneers List recognizes individuals that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their workRead More

2018 Waste Pioneers List – Organizations

June 11, 2018 | 2

Announcing the 2018 be Waste Wise Pioneers List which recognizes the organizations that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their work.Read More

Introduction To Community Waste Management

May 14, 2018 |

Dealing with waste is an urgent public health priority

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What is Pre-cycling? James Greyson explains

May 9, 2018 | 2

Pre-cycling is the action of implementing the circular economy vision.Read More

Pace of Change in The Environmental & Sustainability Movements

May 9, 2018 | 1

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. Read More

What is BlindSpotting? James Greyson Answers

May 9, 2018 |

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.Read More

“There is limited transparency and comparability in waste data” – Interview with Cole Rosengren

April 25, 2018 |

It’s hard to acquire good data because local governments in the industry are not always transparentRead More

“Everyone can relate to plastics in our daily life” – Maxine Perella

April 23, 2018 |

There is a shift in how CE is being translated, and is becoming more relevant to consumers.Read More

“Over 500 pounds of raw material is used to make a smartphone” – Interview with Kyle Wiens

April 20, 2018 |

We believe it is hugely important to get old cellphones to people who will use them or need them. Read More

Global Survey of Women Working in the Waste Sector

March 27, 2018 |

Women of Waste (WOW), an informal group, supported by the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is conducting a survey for women working in the waste management sector in order to collect statistic data and define their needs/ challenges (or) opportunities.The … Read More

China Ban and the End of Recycling as We Know It

March 21, 2018 | 1

The ban concerns 24 different materials, which were broadly imported by China earlier. The most important problems will be faced by plastics and plastic recycling programs, at least temporarily.Read More

24-hr composters: There’s no microbe in this universe that can colonize in 24 hrs | Q&A With Dr. Manoj

March 2, 2018 |

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.Read More

Interview With James Greyson| BlindSpot Think Tank | Pioneers & Changemakers

February 23, 2018 | 3

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. Read More

Interview With Robert Egger | L.A.Kitchen | Pioneers & Changemakers

February 7, 2018 |

How do we not only avoid waste, but how do we do it differently?Read More

Trends In Waste Management & Waste To Energy Worldwide

November 22, 2017 |

Exploring our understanding of waste management systems in developed and developing countries.Read More

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