Updates and news from Be Waste Wise and beyond
In this webinar, our guest panel discusses the future of energy from waste technologies, particularly those dealing with thermal treatment.
Both quantitative and qualitative data collection have challenges, including lack of ownership, governments with no data, decisions with poor data, and extrapolation of city-level data with household samples.
In this webinar, we’ll talk about the key initiatives that academia can develop for the implementation and development of waste management in India, as well as how successfully academia is currently able to emphasize the adoption of sustainable solutions and technologies for treating waste as a resource, avoiding its disposal in landfills through research and development and awareness practices.
The fashion industry is estimated to be responsible for 10% of global carbon emissions and is one of the most economically driven industries globally.
This webinar of the month highlights the barriers for change in the transition to a circular economy, the perspective on recycling, life-cycle analysis in the design process, challenges for e-waste repair and recycling, and drivers for change in the complex industrial system.
A growing number of U.S. cities are seeking to hit waste diversion or reduction targets in the coming years. While the pandemic challenged many of these programs, renewed energy around climate change and federal funding could provide a boost.
Project STOP has been working in Java and Bali in Indonesia since 2018 and, since that time, has introduced waste services to 450,000 people, most for the first time.
This panel explores how we can not only make the link between sustainable resource management and climate change but also consider what activities, interventions and policies governments, businesses, and organisations should take now to ensure that planned green transitions across a range of sectors and regions are deliverable – can we really decarbonise industry without effective waste management?
This webinar brings together notable players to demystify EPR models for plastics and analyze the status of SUP management in India in order to do a full economic and environmental cost-benefit analysis, as well as devise a strategy to account for social and economic repercussions.
Our webinar discusses the work of 3 organizations representing Trinidad And Tobago, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and Jamaica, as they discuss their roles in plastics recycling in the Caribbean as island states.
In this webinar, we discuss if people’s behaviours could be influenced through projects. We throw the spotlight on waste behaviours and try to understand if behaviour changes only in the short term.
This webinar takes a more holistic approach to dealing with waste, such as building local programs that are part of regional trash management plans and setting up garbage collection and sorting programs that put people to work and help their local economies.
This webinar of the month talks about how managing legacy waste through landfill mining or bio-mining can create unique problems, but it can also create technology-based ways to turn dumpsites into cash and valuable land.
Plastic waste in oceans has become an alarming issue, and it is estimated that around 75-199 million tons can be found in the marine environment.
The session looks at where we are successfully transitioning from traditional leaner models of production, consumption, and waste to a more circular model of green design, reuse, refill, repair, and leasing, where consumers can make good choices and the systems are accessible, affordable, and performing.
This webinar discusses the challenges in collection and transport, concerns about finances, complications in addressing pricing of recycled C&D waste products, collaboration between institute, industry and government & most importantly how from Indian context, there is a need for robust estimation and characterisation of C&D waste to design systems for material recovery.
This webinar will give an insight into what is greenwashing, how it is derailing business sustainability & how critical it is for companies to take meaningful and industry-appropriate steps to avoid greenwashing and achieve their ESG goals.
This webinar gives an insight to the the potential of critical minerals recovery from waste sources, and its demand, supply chain issues in upcoming years, especially from the Indian context.
The webinar gives an insight into innovative finance instruments and case studies for financing circular economy projects in LATAM.
Stakeholders from different sectors involved in developing waste management infrastructure, especially the urban sector, come together and discuss the various issues associated with developing an effective, working and sustaining source segregated waste collection and treatment systems.
In 2017, Dr Lystra Fletcher-Paul of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that the Caribbean and Latin America waste a staggering 78 million tons of food annually, which totals 6 per cent of global food production, and Trinidad and Tobago is the most wasteful country in the region.
This model is overcoming barriers by providing a service that is at the human scale, quiet, and emits zero emissions.
This webinar explores environmental justice from a policy and trends perspective and understands how it is looked at in a nonprofit setting.
In this webinar, stakeholders from various sectors such as the waste management industry, service providers for rule implementations, academia, training and capacity-building agencies come together and discuss the various issues associated with this waste stream, which will include, better waste management strategies, implementation of EPR, recovery of valuable resources and transition to a circular economy framework for this electronic waste.
With as much as 80% of the population in developing countries without regular and effective waste collection, what hope is there for a truly global sustainable waste management solution?
We discuss the contribution that circular medical textiles and instruments can make towards reducing the carbon footprint of the sector and what the circular surgical theatre of the future could look like, how decontamination technology is developing, and its potential to be rolled out globally.
We discuss two viewpoints – management and operations and the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations on the way forward.
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).
With a lively panel of international industry experts, we discuss lower carbon intensities and related monetary opportunities for both the waste and energy industries.
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.
Plastic credit is a novel concept that allows financial leverage for social projects that seek to reduce plastic pollution.
Learn how organics recyclers in two major U.S. cities have approached this challenge while remaining vocal advocates for change in their communities.
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.
How effective have carbon tools and targets been in changing service design and performance?
What is sustainable consumption, and how do we help individuals, organisations and governments understand and take action to make it a reality for all?
This panel discusses some of the major hurdles, what strategies are working, and what strategies are still needed to help improve working conditions.
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.
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.
This webinar is for waste professionals, policymakers, and the curious-minded on how compost can help tackle global challenges.
This panel explores the critical role of circular economy in carbon reduction.
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.
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.
Multi-dimensional Approach to Food Waste Prevention: An Entrepreneur’s Journey | with Gijs LangeveldJuly 27, 2021 | be Waste Wise 1
A discussion with Benjamin Lephilibert, at LightBlue Environmental Consulting.
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.
We explore what more could be done from the design, business, consumption, and policy perspectives to hasten the implementation of the circular economy.
This panel highlights the work being done in addressing marine pollution in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and St Lucia.