Updates and news from Be Waste Wise and beyond
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.
In this webinar, panellists talk about why waste is a resource for billions and why does it matter.
This bilingual webinar is a brief introduction to the organic waste management scenario in the region with specific examples from Peru, Colombia and Costa Rica.
Analysing the barriers to the delivery of universal waste collection.
How do we take the next step and normalise individual decision making to embrace reuse and repair before considering something new?
Join us to hear from Beth Fitzpatrick about OzHarvest’s food rescue activities in Australia.
Have we established new norms owing to the lessons learned from COVID-19? Will refill, loop, and other packaging formats take hold in our supermarkets?
Emma Burlow started her #CE100 series in Feb 2020 as a means of sharing some of the many successful circular business she comes across and works with.
Following multiple years of pressure due to commodity market changes, municipalities in the U.S. are now experiencing additional budget challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This webinar discusses the current landscape around PFAS disposal in the United States.
Join our panellists, as they discuss the current, the possible future and what needs to be done to create lifestyles post COVID which balance the needs of people and planet.
Circulate Capital commissioned a study to understand challenges faced by the plastics recycling industry in South & Southeast Asia during COVID-19 and the interventions needed to sustain it.
The panel discussion gives an insight into the latest developments on EPR in the region with case-studies from Chile, Colombia, and Brazil.
This panel explores the opportunities for developing chemical recycling in developing countries in Asia and its barriers.
Household waste in India follows the chain of waste picker to aggregator to recycler, and the entire chain operates informally.