Waste is a design flaw:

Ecosystems recycle materials indefinitely in circular loops, but the human-designed system trashes over 90% of the materials extracted from the earth within six months. The Center for Zero Waste Design helps to develop and implement design strategies within the built environment to help cities achieve zero waste.

Study of Food Waste Recycling in Seoul, Korea

Study of Food Waste Recycling in Seoul, Korea

During the 2000s, the Korean government implemented “pay-as-you-throw” volume-based charging schemes across all different types of waste materials.  The goal is to segregate non-recyclable and recyclable waste streams and reduce waste at the source through incentivisation. The collection of household ...
Eastern Community Recycling Station, Hong Kong

Eastern Community Recycling Station, Hong Kong

The Eastern Community Recycling Station (formerly known as Community Green Station) has been in operation since 2015. Besides functioning as a recycling collection point, it also includes an education centre, office, a landscaped area, and a multi-purpose room for exhibitions, ...
Domino Park, NYC

Domino Park, NYC

Domino Park is a 6-acre park along the Brooklyn waterfront, part of the Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment by Two Trees Management, designed by architectural firm SHoP and landscape architects James Corner Field Operations. See Case Study pdf. ...