Food waste provides an opportunity for New York City to place itself on the cutting edge of waste recycling.
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The construction of waste management and material mining facilities is essential for the development of a circular economy, and the evolution toward a circular economy is a prerequisite for sustainable cities.
Our new mayor should let our environmental actions do the talking for the next eight years. It would be a refreshing change.
Without recycling, there can be no circular economy. Without a circular economy, we cannot build environmentally sustainable cities. Without sustainable cities, we’d better start looking for another planet.
A conversation with Professor Steven Cohen on how to make New York City’s waste management less noxious and more equitable.
An event on March 6 will bring together representatives from the world’s most powerful industries to discuss the role of business in addressing today’s urgent sustainability challenges.
The initial ban created a worldwide headache for scrap managers. The new version of the ban will surely lead to migraines.
Sustainability Management student Asami Tanimoto dug through the university’s trash to discover what we’re throwing out, and how we can do better.
We need local policies to encourage better waste management, more recycling and less use of plastics in the first place.
It is clear that the hunger for economic growth and wealth pushes business and governments to ignore environmental impacts that are considered an inevitable byproduct of development. But this fails to account for the costs that will inevitably be borne when the damage must be cleaned up.