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 food scraps and organics was implemented after the charging schemes for non-conventional household items – ...
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, activities, and programs that promotes waste reduction and green living. The collected recyclables are sorted ...
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. ...
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 ...