This Week in Waste: Top Stories of 2023 Part 1

This Week in Waste features some of Waste360's top stories of the year! Check out five of the most popular stories from 2023 on

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

December 28, 2023

#10 - Q&A: Food Waste Reduction Strategies and Tips from Industry Professionals

Continuing our Q&A’s with members of the Federal Food Loss and Waste Reduction Initiatives panel at WasteExpo, Waste360 was able to reach out and ask some questions to Jean Buzby and Priya Kadam.

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#9 - NextCycle Accelerator Gives Lift to Circularity Innovators

Jumpstarting a circular economy demands deep investments in new ideas. With that thought, NextCycle was born, an accelerator program intended to help develop a pipeline of projects, ready for and in need of investments, to advance circularity in specific regions.

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#8 - How Sustainability Factors In at the Ten Largest College Football Stadiums

The college football season is now in full swing and after one week there have already been plenty of surprises, total shocks, and moments that made our jaws drop. While there is a ton of exciting action happening on the field, there’s important moves taking place off it around these football stadiums. Students, volunteers, and sustainability experts are also hard at work on game days to make sure all the trash from 100,000 screaming attendees goes to the right facilities.

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#7 - How New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Embraces Sustainability in The Big Easy

New Orleans, a city that's more than 300 years old, is steeped in culture and rich history. It sits on a sliver of dry land at the foot of the Mississippi River, which creates challenges when it comes to waste collection and transfer, especially with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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#6 - Top Ten Cities for Clothing Recycling in the United States

Americans' obsession with fast fashion leaves in curbside waste bins - between 70 and 81 pounds per citizen annually, according to the Council for Textile Recycling.

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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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