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Events Calendar

Sep
19
Wed
2018
Setting Up And Growing Your Organic Waste Management Initiative
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm
Setting Up And Growing Your Organic Waste Management Initiative

In partnership with WasteAid UK

Organic waste – There’s a lot of it and it is often hard to work out what to do with it. We’ll walk you through simple ways of handling and processing it to maximize the end-value and financial & environmental returns.

Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Communications, WasteAid and Mike Webster, CEO, WasteAid, will speak at this webinar. Zoë and Mike manage WasteAid, a non-profit set up to help tackle the global waste crisis. They are experienced international waste management professionals, focusing on sharing knowledge to encourage community-led waste management initiatives around the globe.

Sep
20
Thu
2018
What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm
What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050

In partnership with World Bank

A webinar which launches the World Bank report titled – What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050.

Audience will get to interact with the co-authors of the report.

Silpa Kaza is an Urban Development Specialist in the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice where she focuses primarily on solid waste management and low-carbon planning in cities worldwide. She has worked on waste management in Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, East Asia, and the Latin America and Caribbean region. Silpa developed and managed CURB, a climate action planning tool for cities. Prior to the World Bank, Silpa worked on waste management and environmental issues in the private and social sectors in New York City and India. She also modeled domestic health care policies in preparation for the Affordable Care Act at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Silpa holds degrees in public administration, economics, and mechanical engineering from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology respectively. Her most recent publications include What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050Sustainable Financing and Policy Models for Municipal Composting, and Decision Maker’s Guides for Solid Waste Management Technologies.

Catalina Marulanda is originally from Colombia, but she is currently based in Washington DC where she is the Practice Manager of the Urban Development Unit in the South Asia Region. As such she oversees a portfolio of roughly US$5 billion in lending operations under development and implementation in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and The Maldives. This role involves working with national and local governments on urban development, promoting initiatives that aim at making cities more economically productive, environmentally sound, livable and less vulnerable, particularly for the poor. This is done through operations that focus on: (i) financing investments, (ii) providing technical assistance, and (iii) undertaking non-lending analytical and policy advisory work, on areas including municipal management, housing, urban infrastructure, neighborhood upgrading, solid waste management and others.
 
Over the past 14 years at the Bank Catalina has focused on topics related to solid waste management, chemicals management, and brownfield remediation in Latin America, East Asia, South Asia and the Middle East. Catalina has a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Perinaz Bhada-Tata is an independent consultant working on issues related to solid waste management, cities, and climate change. She was previously a Junior Professional Associate in the Urban Development and Resilience Unit at the World Bank. Perinaz received her MS in Earth Resources Engineering and Master of International Affairs degree in Environmental Policy at Columbia University in New York. Perinaz has also worked at NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York and Dewey Ballantine. She received her BA from Franklin & Marshall College. She currently lives in Dubai, UAE.

Sep
26
Wed
2018
The Basics of the European Waste Collection Systems
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Basics of the European Waste Collection Systems

 

Register to join the webinar and click on the link you receive in your email.

Presented in partnership with International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

This webinar will have three parts and each presenter will discuss a different aspect on the topic of basics of the European Waste Collection Systems.

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 of 138 square kilometers. He is responsible for waste collection, road cleaning and winter service in this part and also for bulky waste collection and container service in the whole area of Hamburg. He is a member of ISWA since 2002 and currently the Vice Chair of the Working Group on Collection and Transportation technology.

He will discuss types of trucks in this webinar.

Jürgen Jacoby, is the International Sales & Business Development at Envac Optibag AB. He has a background in energy technology and has been working in the energy sector for more than 20 years. The tasks covered the full value-chain from fuel and combustion related question to system integration and business development within this field. Since a few years back, he has been working with Envac Optibag with developing new markets for the vacuum-based waste transport system as well as the bag-in-bin concept.

In tis webinar he will discuss vaccum systems.

Christian Bremer is currently working as the Managing Director at SSI SCHÄFER. With more than  10 years of experience in the waste industry, Christian specializes in custom digitalization solutions  for the waste logistics industry. He supports international companies in the implementation of efficient collections and sustainable waste and resources treatment, as well as waste segregation, with the available technology suited to their needs.

In this webinar, he will discuss bins/smart collection and planning systems.

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Nov
28
Wed
2018
Managing Plastics In Your Community And The Environment
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm
Managing Plastics In Your Community And The Environment

In partnership with WasteAid UK

Plastics – It blocks out drains, chokes our seas and poisons our livestock. We’ll train you on how to identify, collect and reprocess the number of different plastic types using simple and practical approaches.

Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Communications, WasteAid and Mike Webster, CEO, WasteAid, will speak at this webinar. Zoë and Mike manage WasteAid, a non-profit set up to help tackle the global waste crisis. They are experienced international waste management professionals, focusing on sharing knowledge to encourage community-led waste management initiatives around the globe.

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