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Cities are one step closer to a LEED-like standard for waste management

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After years of work, the SWEEP accreditation system is reaching a notable milestone. Those behind it hope to improve data standardization and drive sustainable materials management policies across the U.S.

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A new standard for the solid waste and recycling industry is coming to fruition after years of work https://t.co/E7dHjtn9Bf
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Cities are one step closer to a LEED-like standard for waste management

Cities are one step closer to a LEED-like standard for waste management

After years of work, the SWEEP accreditation system is reaching a notable milestone. Those behind it hope to improve data standardization and drive sustainable materials management policies ...

Is This the End of Recycling?

Is This the End of Recycling?

Americans are consuming more and more stuff. Now that other countries won’t take our papers and plastics, they’re ending up in the trash.  

How The Country Once Nicknamed ‘Garbage Island’ Cut Waste By 30%

How The Country Once Nicknamed ‘Garbage Island’ Cut Waste By 30%

As the world drowns in trash, Taiwan’s recycling success is a model of change and a beacon of hope.

China’s Recycling Policy Is Making American Cities Take a New Look at Their Trash

China’s Recycling Policy Is Making American Cities Take a New Look at Their Trash

"Just because it's made of plastic doesn't mean it can be recycled."

Waste Management Best Practices (And Their Impact on Urban Planning)

Waste Management Best Practices (And Their Impact on Urban Planning)

Urban planners can play a role in ensuring the best possible waste management practices are implemented whenever possible.

It’s rubbish! How the Swiss deal with waste

It’s rubbish! How the Swiss deal with waste

Switzerland scores well in areas like innovation and quality of life, but it’s also a champion at waste generation.

A Small Town’s Battle Against Radioactive Fracking Waste

A Small Town’s Battle Against Radioactive Fracking Waste

After an illegal dumping of close to 2,000 tons of dangerous sludge and contaminated materials across the street from two schools, a Kentucky community struggles with what to do next.

European Commission

European Commission

In addition, JRC Technical Reports provide a significant underpinning: o Cambridge Econometrics and Denkstatt “Links between production and the environmentâ€, ongoing o ICF and Eunomia ...

How American recycling is changing now that China won’t take it

How American recycling is changing now that China won’t take it

After China tightened its recycling regulations just over a year ago, local U.S. programs have struggled.

How to collect waste like a behavioral scientist

How to collect waste like a behavioral scientist

If you are reading this, chances are you produce 1 kg of waste per day.

How Smart Cities Combat Climate Change: Waste Management, Smart Landfills, and IoT-Enabled Recycling Initiatives

How Smart Cities Combat Climate Change: Waste Management, Smart Landfills, and IoT-Enabled Recycling Initiatives

IoT-enabled tools are being used all over the world to support better waste management solutions. From everyday personal practices to city-wide initiatives, smart waste management is a ...