Remi Cesaro

Why do you want to be a Zero Waste company?

Zero Waste encompass virtually all parts of a business. Therefore, when answering the question, the reasons can be very different depending on who you talk to. This drawing is an elegant illustration of the diversity of reasons in going Zero Waste.

IDEATHON on Food Waste in Singapore

In 2017, 809,000 tonne of food was thrown away in Singapore, so 144 kg/person/year, whereas 600,000 Singaporeans are food insecure. How much food could be recovered? What are the challenges?… For 2 days, experts involved in the food and waste industry joined an IDEATHON to understand the issues and propose solutions.

The case for a deposit scheme in Singapore

The case for a deposit scheme in Singapore

Plastic waste is a growing concern worldwide. The mismanagement of plastic represents a significant risk for the environment, human health, and the communities. The growing demand for plastic along with the depletion of resources raise concerns about the sustainability of the current modes of consumption. We published an overview of the Norwegian Deposit Scheme where we draw a comparison with Singapore.

What are challenges faced by businesses when going Zero Waste

What are challenges faced by businesses when going Zero Waste?

The safety of our planet is continually threatened by global warming resulting from human and industrial activities. Although we are far from reversing some of the repercussions resulting from pollution-emitting activities of man, some companies are showing leadership by implementing long-term projects which offer solutions to the waste challenge we are confronting.

Waste to energy - Smoke over clouds

Waste-to-Energy plants are NOT a sustainable alternative

Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plants are a very common and trendy technology used by municipalities worldwide to manage waste. They can deal with non-recyclable waste (like plastic), reduce the volume of waste before going to landfill, generate heat and electricity… However, they cannot be considered as a sustainable option. When we burn discarded materials in an incinerator …

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