Opening Panel: The Human Dimension of Waste Collection

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Opening Panel: The Human Dimension of Waste Collection Who are the humans that are managing our waste? The informal waste economy is an often overlooked part of our global plastic supply chain. But they play an essential role but ensuring that plastics are collected and reused before they enter waste streams. These experts discuss innovative solutions to improve their working conditions and make sure that they get paid for the valuable work they do. Speakers Keiran Smith, CEO & Co-founder of Mr. Green Trading Africa Kenya Ltd. Vivien Luk, Executive Director of Work Bharati Chaturvedi, Founder and Director of Chintan Holly Secon Tue, 09/08/2020 – 22:49 Featured Off

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Centering Equity and Justice in a Circular Economy

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Centering Equity and Justice in a Circular Economy High-quality jobs, affordable places to live, a thriving urban culture, and a healthy human and natural environment can all be part of circular cities. This conversation between public and private practitioners discusses how. Speakers José Manuel Moller Dominguez, CEO & Founder, Algramo Mark Chambers, Director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Heather Clancy, Editorial Director, GreenBiz Group Holly Secon Tue, 09/08/2020 – 22:44 Featured Off

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Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy

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Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy   Marcius Extavour, the Executive Director of Prize Operations in Energy & Resources with Carbon XPRIZE, discusses how to create a circular economy that will also tackle climate change. Holly Secon Tue, 09/08/2020 – 22:42 Featured Off

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Solving Food Waste and Hunger

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Solving Food Waste and Hunger An estimated 1.3 billion metric tons of food is lost or wasted globally each year, according to the United Nations — about one-third of all the food produced for human consumption. Meanwhile, over 690 million people worldwide still went hungry in the last year. These two problems should seemingly solve themselves. Innovative circular economy models might be able to help.  Speakers Jasmine Crowe, CEO, Goodr Holly Secon Tue, 09/08/2020 – 22:37 Featured Off

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