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Apr 16, 2014

Recycling’s Challenge: Plastic Bags2

Plastic bags are a staple of convenience, but they pose a challenge for recycling....More
Mar 12, 2014

The Devil Is in the Details

The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions continues to be an important focus in our society and plays an important role in shaping policy and....More
Dec 06, 2013

Waste Wise: Gas Guessing Part 2

New research sheds light on landfill gas model inaccuracies....More
Oct 08, 2013

Waste Wise: Gas Guessing, Part 1

The tools used to estimate landfill gas production need better science....More
Sep 10, 2013

Waste Wise: Waste Conversion Confidential2

New study one of the first to compare gasification, waste to energy and landfill gas to energy....More
Jul 24, 2013

Waste Wise: Recycling Recon

Research suggests recycling numbers are lower and much more diverse than originally thought....More
May 01, 2013

Waste Wise: Packing It In

Study highlights the disconnect between product manufacturing and end-of-life issues....More
Apr 02, 2013

Waste Wise: Sorting Out Composting

Composting is now the go-to solution for organics diversion ... but where is it going?....More
Mar 12, 2013

Waste Wise: Out of Thin Air

A new study aims to improve current greenhouse gas inventory models....More
Feb 25, 2013

Waste Wise: Mystery Machine

New study aims to quantify waste collection vehicle emissions for the first time....More
Jan 27, 2013

Waste Wise: Grading Our Composition3

Waste composition can be a tool to evaluate realistic policy goals for diversion....More
Dec 03, 2012

Waste Wise: Restricted Resources1

Increasingly limited resources will have significant implications for the solid waste industry....More
Oct 21, 2012

Waste Wise: Speaking Bluntly

GWMS keynote speaker calls for shift from disposal to materials and energy management....More
Sep 18, 2012

Waste Wise: Waste, Diversified

Solid waste research expands to serve the industry’s growing sophistication....More
Aug 05, 2012

Waste Wise: Want Not, Waste Lots

Study showing recycling increases consumption should be considered in context....More

Bryan Staley

Bryan Staley, P.E., is president of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation, a non-profit foundation that funds and directs scientific research and educational initiatives to benefit...
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