In this episode of our NothingWasted! Podcast, you will gain a wealth of insights and advice from some of our top episodes of 2019. You’ll hear sage words and lessons learned from brilliant minds and savvy leaders in the industry.
Here’s a sneak peek:
Michele Nestor, president of Nestor Resources: If we don’t look at design for repair and reuse, it’s going to make the waste and recycling industry’s job that much harder—because we’re fighting the battle that we can’t turn the faucet off.
Kathryn Sandoe, chief commercial officer for the Lancaster County, Pa., Solid Waste Management Authority: Let’s make it simple for people. We need to standardize the message; we need the same guidelines across the county. And, behaviorally, you need to communicate to people in shapes, colors and symbols. If you start using a lot of words and language … it’s not that people aren’t intelligent enough to figure it out; they don’t have time.
John Hanselman, CEO of Vanguard Renewables: Using data has always been core to our businesses. And the thing we found out about in running anaerobic digesters is that there wasn’t a lot of good data in the U.S. about the production conversion rates; what food created what byproducts; how volatile the systems might be … The data has turned out to be our salvation. And the education of our hauling partners has been very important; certainly, within the food industry, we’re seeing the demand for transparency, of people wanting to know where the waste is going.
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