Zero waste resources for businesses

Zero waste resources for businesses

Waste is a sign of inefficiency of a system and/ or a process. Therefore it is no surprise that successful companies optimize processes to eliminate waste. The report Green businesses and cities at risk: How your waste management plan may be leading you in the wrong...
Analysis of Plastic Pollution Investment Strategies, February 2017

Analysis of Plastic Pollution Investment Strategies, February 2017

Developing solutions for plastic pollution becomes more and more urgent with each new ton of plastics produced. At the same time, the increasing global spotlight on marine plastic pollution in particular has spurred growing interest in strategy development for the...
GAIA pub shows how waste incinerators undermine recycling

GAIA pub shows how waste incinerators undermine recycling

Photo: Samantha Bornhorst October 22nd, 2013 Waste incineration undermines recycling. This conflict is particularly clear in so-called “waste-to-energy” incinerators, and is also true for burners that do not recover energy. The cases presented in this briefing paper...

Recycling Jobs: Unlocking the Potential for Green Employment Growth

Recycling, reuse, and organics management offer enormous potential for job creation throughout the U.S. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach for all communities on recycling, reuse, and organics management, there is a menu of proven strategies that can be...