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Eric Lombardi | Waste 360

The pioneers of the zero waste movement were very clear in the mid-90s that “zero waste to landfill” was not the same thing as zero waste. more

Sep 11, 2016 6:00 PM Features

Much has been written about the “circular economy” in the last couple of years, and I am often asked about the difference between the circular economy and zero waste. more

Aug 22, 2016 7:53 AM Features

The pioneers of the zero waste movement were very clear in the mid-90s that “zero waste to landfill” was not the same thing as zero waste. more

Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM Features

I recently returned from WasteExpo, the grand gathering of huge trucks, plastic bins and big guys in suits sharing laughs with other big guys in cargo shorts. As Ed Sullivan would have said, this is the “really big shew” for the waste industry. more

Jun 16, 2016 6:23 PM Features

We have time to transform the business of discard management to take advantage of the new paradigm which says, “We don’t have a waste problem, we have a resource opportunity.” more

May 13, 2016 12:00 AM Features

I love San Francisco and the zero waste work they are doing. And I want to draw attention to what their “secret ingredient” is so other cities can better understand what they don’t have but might want to pursue locally, even if in an altered form. more

Apr 13, 2016 8:28 AM Features

We often look to government to create change. But in the U.S., the larger environmental movement has been about creating change from the ground up—citizens rallying together and working with government to enact programs, policies and infrastructure. more

Mar 15, 2016 3:00 PM Features

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