Put Waste to Work Advocacy Campaign

Put Waste to Work Advocacy Campaign

The Center for Zero Waste Design and WXY have released an advocacy campaign calling on the incoming administration to deal with NYC’s trash issues. Put Waste to Work: For Vibrant Streetscapes, Green Jobs and Healthy Neighborhoods outlines a plan to get trash bags off NYC sidewalks and compost into soils. The plan lists strategies the ...
Zero Waste Design for High-Density Cities: NYC, Hong Kong and Singapore

Zero Waste Design for High-Density Cities: NYC, Hong Kong and Singapore

We are pleased to share our final report from our Design Trust Seed Grant from the Hong Kong Design Trust.  This work was done in collaboration with the Business Environment Council of Hong Kong and Circular Cities Asia, a platform of Renergii in Singapore. The project looks at the urban form, waste context, and initiatives in ...
IIEA Lecture – Designing for Zero Waste: Strategies from New York City

IIEA Lecture – Designing for Zero Waste: Strategies from New York City

This event is part of the Environmental Resilience lecture series, co-organized by the IIEA and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Introduced by Sharon Finegan from Irish EPA and moderated by Alex White. In the lecture, Clare Miflin argues that sustainable, prosperous, and liveable cities of the future will need to be ‘zero waste’. She highlights that waste is a design flaw and that ...
Clean Curbs: Design Solutions for Waste Storage in the Street

Clean Curbs: Design Solutions for Waste Storage in the Street

We participated in the AIA New York event this week, alongside DSNY, DOT, Union Square Partnership, Recycle Track Systems, Openbox and Marvel Architects. See write up in Waste Dive, and if you’re interested in learning more, sign up here. ...
The Nature of Cities Festival

The Nature of Cities Festival

Sharing a virtual micro-talk on Designing Urban Biocycles for NYC: Regenerating Urban Soils with Food and Landscape Waste for the Nature of Cities Festival. Developing a plan for NYC organic waste A well designed plan for organic waste is essential for NYC to become a green, resilient and just city. The city has suspended DSNY ...
Designing for Zero Waste Food Service

Designing for Zero Waste Food Service

Video of the webinar is available for viewing on Center for Architecture website ...