Waste sorting technology: Optical sorting

Waste sorting technology: Optical sorting

Leila Nattagh, Content Contributor   Thanks to modern day technologies, the former process of sorting certain materials by hand can now be automated. In fact, thanks to optical sorting, different types of materials can be detected recognized, and then separated....
The 3Rs in Small-Scale Suburban Argentina

The 3Rs in Small-Scale Suburban Argentina

Mariana Arias Sanz, Content Contributor   In 1968, Dominga “Edith” Zanitti and Pedro Arias purchased one acre of land in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, the autonomous capital of Argentina. “La Pequeña”, or “The Little One” as they named the land, was envisioned...
Accelerating the Circular Economy

Accelerating the Circular Economy

Accelerating the Circular Economy September 28, 2020 | Companies for Zero Waste Mariana Arias Sanz, Content Contributor   Accelerating the Circular Economy is going to be a multidisciplinary webinar on October 1st which will discuss numerous aspects of the...
A Guide to Designing Out Waste

A Guide to Designing Out Waste

This guide demonstrates the importance of design decisions in the generation of waste. In construction projects, waste can be significantly reduced by the use of established techniques and by working closely with clients and contractors as an integrated project team....
What value do start-ups add?

What value do start-ups add?

With a flurry of new technologies coming to market to mitigate waste and optimize resources understanding what value these start-ups can add is imperative. In such context, CZW has found that Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) those with a particularly high importance to...