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Zero Waste Experts, Farmers and Native Hawaiians to Guide Hawaii’s Economic Recovery from Covid-19

Zero Waste Experts, Farmers and Native Hawaiians to Guide Hawaii’s Economic Recovery from Covid-19

Neil Seldman

June 16, 2020

The City and County of Honolulu wants grassroots stakeholders to guide planning for Hawaii’s economic recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.  READ MORE


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Gamechanging Service Fee for Recycling Approved by Berkeley’s City Council and Zero Waste Division

Gamechanging Service Fee for Recycling Approved by Berkeley’s City Council and Zero Waste Division

Neil Seldman

June 5, 2020

A service fee, equivalent to the fee paid to Waste Management, Inc for managing landfill waste, will be provided to Urban Ore, the iconic materials recovery enterprise and long-time salvage service contractor.  READ MORE


May Anti-Incineration Update from Denmark, Australia, and Connecticut

May Anti-Incineration Update from Denmark, Australia, and Connecticut

Neil Seldman

June 2, 2020

Incineration of plastic waste poses a major problem in Denmark and the government is taking steps to reduce it.  READ MORE


A Response to GreenBiz’s “Rebuilding Recycling to Go Circular”

A Response to GreenBiz's "Rebuilding Recycling to Go Circular"

Neil Seldman

May 27, 2020

Dan Knapp has written a response to an article on published in GreenBiz, which presented, “a three-step plan to ensure recycling supports the circular economy.” We've shared his comments here.  READ MORE


Neil Seldman Writes About Solutions for Recycling Plastic Packaging

Neil Seldman Writes About Solutions for Recycling Plastic Packaging

Jess Del Fiacco

May 19, 2020

Neil Seldman, Director of ILSR’s Waste to Wealth initiative, wrote a letter to the editor explaining how to avoid issues with plastic packaging without putting the decision-making power in the hands of corporations.  READ MORE


Neil Seldman on the Hidden Costs of Landfills in Waste360

Neil Seldman on the Hidden Costs of Landfills in Waste360

Jess Del Fiacco

May 1, 2020

Neil Seldman, Director of ILSR’s Waste to Wealth initiative, wrote about the true costs of landfills in a commentary piece for Waste360.   READ MORE