The Waste Management Hierarchy

The Waste Management Hierarchy

The Waste Management Hierarchy   The Waste Management Hierarchy is a helpful way for Rotarians and Clubs to think about how they can have the most impact in developing Global Grants or even Club projects.   At the top of the inverted pyramid is “Prevention”,...
The limitations of recycling

The limitations of recycling

The limitations of recycling I recently left a job as the chief financial officer for a public waste management agency that provides services to residential and commercial customers in a mixed urban/rural county in California.  The agency operates a recycling...
World water day

World water day

Rotary International World Water Day   Taking care of water on planet Earth is one of our priorities as a species. It is our commitment to our new generations and to ourselves. This means becoming aware of the problem and acting accordingly. Protecting our...
The Sachet – A growing evil in single-use packaging

The Sachet – A growing evil in single-use packaging

The Sachet – A growing evil in single-use packaging   They look practical and harmless, but non-recyclable sachet packaging is exploding in emerging economies, overwhelming waste management systems and creating health and environmental problems. The news is...
Citizen Science Key to New Findings

Citizen Science Key to New Findings

Citizen Science Key to New Findings   While some big hitters provided the methods and structure, ordinary citizens of three cities on the Mississippi collected the data to provide major findings on plastic pollution in the Mississippi River Corridor.  ...

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