The size of the human population, the political demands globally for increased material consumption, and the finite resources we still draw from the earth will drive the transition to environmental sustainability.
waste management Archives - State of the Planet
The goal of reusing food waste is worthwhile, though NYC’s new mandatory residential food recycling has some design problems.
Food waste provides an opportunity for New York City to place itself on the cutting edge of waste recycling.
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.