This Week in Waste: Top Stories March 13 - March 16

Another week completed in 2023 means another Top 5 video! This week, Waste360's top stories included food waste plans in Cincinnati, a 40 Under 40 Interview, a new NothingWasted! Podcast and a Women Leaders in Waste feature on Kendra Kemp!

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

March 17, 2023



#5 - Departure of SWANA CEO David Biderman Leaves Spot in Industry Association Leadership

After eight years, David Biderman's tenure as the Solid Waste Association-North America's (SWANA's) executive director has ended abruptly.

Read the full article here.

#4 - How Food Matters Helps Cities Leverage Their Power to Shift the Food System

Cincinnati, Ohio set bold goals in its Climate Action Plan. Among them are reducing food waste by 20 percent by 2025 and hitting 50 percent by 2028 –at the same time the metropolis aims to triple urban food production.

Read the full article here.

#3 - How Kikei Wong, Zero-Waste Ally, Helps Students Divert Waste

Kikei Wong has been a zero-waste ally for quite some time now and her unwavering efforts installed new ways of sustainability at UCLA. She has helped students divert waste, set up a surplus store to help students recycle unwanted furniture and supplies, and put on an educational art show dedicated to zero-waste and sustainability.

Watch the full interview here.

#2 - Episode 186: A View From Above: Using Satellites and Drones to Monitor Emissions

In this week’s episode of NothingWasted!, you will experience: A View from Above — Using Satellites and Drones to Monitor Emissions. You will learn about methane gas emissions and capture, the advantages of aerial data, the influence of ESG-focused agendas and more.

Listen to the podcast here.

#1 - Women Leaders in Waste: Kendra Kemp, VP of Western Operations, Federal International

Kendra Kemp knows paper. The vice president of Western Operations at Federal International began her career in 1994 at a paper mill in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, working in process support. She quickly began making her cut in the industry, working at mills in Staten Island, NY and Lawton, Okla.

Read the full article here.


About the Author(s)

Gage Edwards

Content Producer, Waste360

Gage Edwards is a Content Producer at Waste360 and seasoned video editor.

Gage has spent the better part of 10 years creating content in various industries but mostly revolving around video games.

Gage loves video games, theme parks, and loathes littering.

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