What is waste?
- What are the different types of waste?
- Key Terms and Concepts
- What is waste management and why is it important
- What is integrated waste management?
- Municipal solid waste
- What is Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Waste?
- Principles of sustainable waste management
- Waste from around the world
- Waste management practices in developing nations
- The 7rs – The waste management hierarchy
Impacts of waste on our environment and health
- Potential impact on people and the planet
- WHO guidance document on the impacts of waste on health and the environment
- Environmental Sustainability Impacts of Solid Waste Management Practices in the Global South
- Inequalities, inequities, environmental justice in waste management and health
- Race, Waste and Inequality – Impacts on community health
Food: What is it, and why should I care?
- What is it, and why it’s a problem?
- Statistics regarding food waste in Canada
- Tips for minimizing food waste in the home
- Not so fun facts and figures for Toronto
Tools for Waste Professionals
- What is pay as you throw?
- Single vs. Multi Stream Recycling
- Waste Audit Sampling Strategy
- Waste Audit Guidelines
- Waste Management Key Performance Indicators
- Material Evaluation Matrix