5 Ways Cities Can Handle Waste More Sustainably

5 Ways for Cities to Implement Sustainable Waste Management | Article by Jane Marsh | Global and national policies for more sustainable waste management are years away, so cities must take on the responsibility of enacting change. Cities are setting their own guidelines for change and focusing on working toward a zero-waste system. San Francisco, a zero-waste leader in the United States, has worked hard to keep 80% of its trash out of landfills. [Please click on the thumbnail image to read more...]

Recycling – how we are doing as a global community; waste-to-energy

Effective waste management strategies for cities include citywide recycling programs, circular economy strategies, as well as waste-to-energy programs (discussed below). A simple, straightforward action that benefits the environment positively is recycling, as well as actions such as responsibly treating food waste (as seen in The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan in the UK, described at […]