On the 30th of June 2022, Torik Holmes, from the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), Carla De Laurentis and Rebecca Windemer (both from the University of the West of England) hosted an in-person workshop on infrastructures and climate emergencies. The event drew...
Category: Waste management
Waste management and COVID-19 – What have we learnt so far?
Mariel Vilella discusses how COVID-19 has shaken up our waste management systems.
How coronavirus reveals our unbreakable bond with single use plastic
As coronavirus bears down on society, single-use plastic steps up in an unprecedented way.
How to solve the ‘monster’ fatberg problem
Fatbergs – enormous solid masses of oil, grease, wet wipes and other hygiene products that congeal together to cause major blockages – are wreaking havoc on the sewers of cities around the world.
The wider environmental effects of food and drink packaging
Cary Monreal Clark discusses the wider environmental effects of food and drink packaging in his latest blog.