“What do I do when I’m done with this?” Get the facts and locate recycling centers for anything and everything. Learn the tools for pollution prevention and how you can help protect the environment from trash.
Coalition for Resource Recovery
It’s time to change the way we think about trash. This coalition works out of New York City to eliminate the concept of waste and close the loop on materials. Learn about their programs and stay up to date with their news feature.
What is the current state of waste disposal and recycling in the United States? Find out from the U.S’s very own Environmental Protection Agency and check out their links to educational resources and career opportunities.
Environmental Management Systems Training Course
Take this animated course providing an overview of EMS and how one can help improve the environment in a variety of settings.
Waste Management World
The latest international waste industry news and analysis, including waste technology and trends, plus contributions from leading global experts on waste recycling and minimization, landfill, biowaste, waste to energy conversion, thermal treatment, transport, collection and waste policy.
Where do electronics go when we’re done with them? This informational article covers how waste is processed and exported to communities around the world.
E-waste in Pakistan
A powerful photo essay tells the story of e-waste, where it ends up and who it impacts.
“The Benefit of Recycling/ Where does all the stuff go?” Read two articles examining the collective human footprint, where our waste ends up and what we can do to help lessen the load.
‘Biodegradable’ doesn’t always mean earth friendly, an article addressing the lack of composting facilities to process biodegradable products.
How Stuff Works
“Why is the ocean the world’s biggest landfill in the Pacific Ocean?” Articles, videos, and resources including little known facts about waste.
Energy 365: ‘What’s an Ocean Garbage Patch?’ and 14 other videos about trash and recycling around the country and around the world.
Learn what landfill and incineration industries are doing to receive the tax credits given to renewable energy projects and why garbage is NOT a renewable energy.
How can we promote improvements in product design, stimulate local economies and improve environmental quality? Read about Producer Responsibility recycling approaches and campaigns.
Electronics Take Back Coalition
What’s greenwashing? What’s green design? What can we do to hold manufacturers responsible for the full life of their products? How can we promote better laws? Find answers to these questions and see how your favorite electronics score on their annual report card. Learn all the facts and stay up to date with e-waste news on this progressive coalition’s website.
California Resource Recovery Association
What is California doing to reduce waste?
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives
What’s wrong with burning trash? Understand the problems associated with waste and incinerators. GAIA is an alliance working with hundreds of nonprofits and grassroots organizations all over the world to target the social, economic, and ecological injustices stemming from waste removal practices. This site covers the issues and the solutions. They’ll even tell you what you can do to help.
Zero Waste Future
What are countries around the world doing to reduce, reuse, recycle and recover waste? This site describes what Edinburgh and Midlothian, two cities in Scotland, are doing to bring the waste cycle full circle. Read about their mission and explore the proposed zero waste facilities to see how they will look.