Zero Waste Case Studies Resources

New zero waste case study! The Story of Roubaix, France. Dec 8, 2016 How did this community go zero waste? The Story of Parma Jun 30, 2016 In the North of Italy, the City of Parma presents a vivid example of a transition from traditional waste management to Zero Waste...

Recycling Workers and Waste Pickers Resources

Why the NGT Okhla Order Sets a Bad Precedent for Indian Environmental Jurisprudence Feb 17, 2017 Delhi needs to embrace the virtues of a people-centric and inclusive approach that engages communities instead of alienating them. read more Safe & Sustainable...

Product Redesign and Producer Responsibility Resources

The CAREless carpet industry: A critique of the California Carpet Stewardship Program’s Reliance on Incineration Apr 17, 2017 The planet is literally carpeted with carpet waste and it’s mostly (99%) plastic. Less than 5% of U.S. carpet waste is recycled while 89% is...

Medical Waste Management Resources

New Study Raises Concern over Mercury Pollution from Burning Products Feb 4, 2009 A new study released today around the world shows that the burning of mercury-added products contributes upwards of 200 tons of mercury to the atmosphere every year, comprising 10...

Landfills Resources

Green businesses and cities at risk: How your waste management plan may be leading you in the wrong direction Sep 6, 2017 Business and cities should be aware that burning waste in any form and by any name is a false path to zero waste, and undermines true...

Plastic Resources

Waste Gasification & Pyrolysis: High Risk, Low Yield Processes for Waste Management Mar 1, 2017 Over $2 billion was invested in the projects listed in this report alone, all of which closed or were canceled before commencing operations. read more Analysis of...