urban waste management

2016 is marking a new challenge for me, as I take on an expanded role with the television program The Sustainable Region. Here is the first episode I produced — a repackaged version of Tristram Stuart’s inspiring talk on food waste, delivered at the 2015 Zero Waste Conference last October.

“From Metro Vancouver’s 2015 Zero Waste Conference, an inspiring talk from food waste activist Tristram Stuart. His recipe for addressing food waste could be the secret ingredient for feeding a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050.”

Understanding the Waste-to-Energy Option

Diverting garbage from the landfill to an incinerator is a controversial topic. Critics say that it fosters a dependency on generating waste to generate power and revenue. Advocates believe that it’s a necessary compromise in a society where recycling and re-use options remain limited to certain categories of waste. If