USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program Zero Waste Roundtable

The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), a USAID grantee and leader in the approach, defines “zero waste” as “significantly reducing — and eventually completely eliminating—the amount of resources that we send to disposal.” Mike Alino with GAIA says zero waste is a goal, “something we should aspire to.” This… Read More

Sustainable Urban Development and the Energy-Water Nexus

This facilitated panel discussion explores some of the solutions we can bring as development professionals who spend time on towns, cities, and the built environment and the nexus of water and energy. By association, it has relevance to “off-grid” energy and water and energy systems in non-urban settings. We… Read More

Join USAID at the World Urban Forum!

Leaders from around the world will convene in Abu Dhabi February 8-13, 2020 for the tenth annual World Urban Forum (WUF10). WUF10 is a high-level and inclusive platform that addresses the challenges and opportunities that come with rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, the environment, and… Read More