Recycling is a growing sector with an estimated potential for the creation of 1.5 million new jobs in the United States alone. The second panel discussion from Waste Wise explores how recycling potential can be increased, and the compatibility between recycling efforts and waste-to-energy programs. Waste-to-Energy addresses the need for society to address its energy demands […]
Waste Wise is a media initiative that aims to tackle the information gap in waste management strategies and solutions using hi-tech and 21st century communication tools. Waste Wise will conduct online video panels with experts from across the waste spectrum using Google+ Hangouts, broadcast them live, and then publish content for ready use by decision makers, policy analysts, experts […]
The need for real, actionable, sustainable expertise on waste solutions is critical in both developing and developed economies. However, practical expertise has been slow to spread.
Thought leadership is concentrated in only a few parts of the world and the current methods of sharing expertise and knowledge such as, dense and lengthy reports and global conferences are limited in their ability to reach a wide variety and number of stakeholders. Enter Waste Wise, a simple and innovative idea. Waste Wise plans to conduct online video panels with experts from across the waste spectrum using Google+ Hangouts, broadcast them live, and then publish content for ready use by decision makers, policy analysts, experts and advocates.
Today, Whitehouse.gov and Energy.gov collaborated to showcase the White House Energy Datapalooza, an event aimed at highlighting innovators and entrepreneurs that use open energy data sourced from the government. The free open energy data is being used by professionals to create and build products, services, and apps that are shaping the future of how people use energy and understand […]
For businesses, communities, citizen groups, and the health of our ecosystems, it’s a moral imperative that we reduce our use of single use plastics. They require the extraction of fossil fuels and the processing of petroleum, transportation across thousands of miles, and then they’re in use for 1-5 minutes and last a thousand years or more. They leach chemicals that can end up in our food, and wildlife mistakes plastic bags for potential prey items like jellyfish, and end up ingesting them.
Ecopreneurist is teaming up with Scott Cooney of GreenBusinessOwner.com & Inspired Economist to bring you a webinar series focussed on bringing sustainability into your business. These webinars are completely free with no strings attached. Today’s Webinar! Effective plastic bag reduction strategies, June 6th, 6pm EST/ 3pm PST What: Win-win plastic bag reduction strategies for businesses, consumers, and […]
Ecopreneurist is teaming up with Scott Cooney of GreenBusinessOwner.com & Inspired Economist to bring you a webinar series focussed on bringing sustainability into your business. With razor sharp focus on the sustainable marketplace these highly interactive classes give you insight into the solutions and best practices being used successfully by veteran eco-entrepreneurs.