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TOS#32: Big Data & Smart Cities: How Data Technologies are changing the Recycling Landscape. With Marco Mattiello (Italy). | OrganicStream.org

TOS#32: Big Data & Smart Cities: How Data Technologies are changing the Recycling Landscape. With Marco Mattiello (Italy). | OrganicStream.org | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it

"The latest Organic Stream podcast episode is out, updated with part 2! In part one, we’re talking to Marco Mattiello of Contarina to explore how data technologies (“big data”) are changing the recycling and waste management landscape, focusing on their integration of an RFID tracking system into their recycling program has increased efficiency and improving engagement.


And part two brings you the highlights of the recent zero waste and circular economy events in Brussels, organised in response to the recent withdrawal of the waste policy package by the new European Commission."

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Landmark Plastic Bag Ban Officially On Hold

Landmark Plastic Bag Ban Officially On Hold | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
The nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will not go into effect this summer after all. The California secretary of state’s office announced Tuesday that a referendum to overturn the measure has qualified for the Novemb...
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 “Every poll shows that Californians strongly support the law, and the $30 million to $50 million it will cost the plastics industry to launch a full-fledged campaign in 2016 will be proven to be an act of political malpractice, particularly since nearly half the state will no longer have plastic bags by election day.”


People are in favour of a ban and are aware of the dangers of plastic for our environment. The plastics industry are swimming against the tide!

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TOS#31: Organics Recycling in France: How New Compost Standards & Incoming Laws will Change the Landscape. With Thomas Colin (France). | OrganicStream.org

TOS#31: Organics Recycling in France: How New Compost Standards & Incoming Laws will Change the Landscape. With Thomas Colin (France). | OrganicStream.org | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
TOS#31: We explore the new French compost label & quality standards by Compost Plus, and how they will transform the organics recycling industry in France. We also take a look at source separation in the country, and how the incoming law will bring sustainability closer than ever.
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Episode 31 of The Organic Stream is out now! We’re in France this week with Thomas Colin of Compost Plus to learn more about the new compost label and quality assurance system they have designed, which is set to greatly elevate the quality and status of compost made from source-separated organics and create a new level of trust with compost users.

Thomas also gives us an update on the exciting events taking place regarding the Energy Transition Law which, if passed, will  transform the composting and organics recycling industry in France and bring source separation to the forefront.

Take a listen and enjoy!

Thank you to ecovio® from BASF for making this episode possible.

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UCSC plans to build recycling yard to solve compost problem - Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC plans to build recycling yard to solve compost problem - Santa Cruz Sentinel | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
Santa Cruz >> This summer, UC Santa Cruz plans to begin building a $5 million recycling yard, which would become Santa Cruz County’s only large-scale composting facility.The 3.7-acre yard, sited for a meadow near the UCSC Farm and...
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Future of Europe’s circular economy mired in controversy

Future of Europe’s circular economy mired in controversy | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made a mistake in taking legislative package off the table, says architect of Europe’s circular economy strategy. Jo Confino reports
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In light of this controversy, Zero Waste Europe are to hold a workshop in Brussels next month (March 4th) to provide proof of the economic, social and environmental benefits of having an ambitious waste policy.


Let's hope the European Commission reconsiders.

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Construction underway on Missouri anaerobic digestion project

Construction underway on Missouri anaerobic digestion project | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
Construction is underway in Missouri on an innovative $80 million renewable energy project, developed and constructed by Roeslein Alternative Energy LLC in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri LLC, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc.
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AD on the rise in America.

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