From resource extraction to product creation and consumption, to disposal, reuse, or landfill, there are climate disrupting effects and potentials for zero waste as climate loving solutions. This is Installment One of our National Zero Waste Conference series meant to elevate the voices featured during the two-day event in Berkeley, […]
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EcoJustice Radio guest, Nick Lapis, Director of Advocacy of Californians Against Waste (CAW), advocates at the state and local levels to create, promote, and implement the standards and policies necessary for waste reduction and recycling.
How do we confront the swirling gyres of plastic pollution dumped into our oceans? In this show, we examine the social and environmental implications of wasted resources, and follow two interrelated approaches to solving the problem from an indigenous woman doing exemplary work in New Zealand and an LA-based plastics pollution fighter.
Why is incineration in direct opposition with Zero Waste and social and environmental justice? Hear from local and international groups working together to fight this beastly issue.
The prefab Active House B10 prototype in Stuttgart can be built in a day, but its implications will be felt for years. Taking the passive house net zero concept one step further, this fully recyclable tiny house actively generates enough power for multiple properties through its rooftop photovoltaics.
Cities in the US have begun moving toward zero waste by diverting up to 90% of discarded materials from landfills, conserving and recovering them as resources.
We must re-create cities greener and more sustainable from the ground up. The goal: compact living environments requiring less resources that maximize utilization of land, water and energy. Here are some suggestions.