Recycling


Oslo y reciclaje

What we can learn from Oslo’s waste management system

Author | Jaime Ramos The way in which we manage waste has changed rapidly in recent decades. The best proof of this is the transformation of the concept of recycling from an activity with environmental and financial benefits, to an essential activity for sustainability. The revolution regarding the way we understand and ...
chinese waste incineration

The Chinese dilemma of waste-to-energy plants

Author | Jaime Ramos The urban growth projection for the coming decades brings with it new challenges. One of these is the issue of how to manage the waste that is generated, which is increasing at an alarming rate and particularly in specific areas of the planet. Storing and recycling waste are ...

Success story: Smart litter bins in Seoul

Author | Arantxa Herranz A growing number of cities around the world are testing new smart waste management solutions with the aim of not only improving efficiency in terms of resources, but also the costs associated with keeping their streets clean. In some cases, automation is helping solve overcrowding problems that ...