Solutions to the Landfill Problem Until recently the standard procedure for disposing of construction and demolition waste was simply to send it all to landfill. This practice produces devastating results. According to EPA estimates, methane produced by rotting matter in landfills is the second largest factor affecting global climate change. Construction and demolition waste account […]
When I heard about ANEW I thought “what a great idea.” When I watched their video I realized the enormous scale of the problem and better understood ANEW’s approach to being a simple and direct part of a real solution. I was incredibly impressed and compelled.
Last year ANEW learned that a global entertainment company was about to clear a warehouse of outdated merchandise. ANEW spoke with the company regarding reuse and was able to steward the surplus merchandise to the
In a recent submission by guest blogger Ashley Halligan, she discussed how organizations can achieve zero-waste–that is, literally, diverting 100% of their waste from landfills.
We at ANEW welcome our new Steward Sponsor AIS. In addition to sponsorship, AIS teams with ANEW as a strategic partner:
Earlier this year ANEW received its first grant award, an Environmental Education Grant from HSBC-North America. We were awarded the grant because our work helps mitigate climate change by keeping surplus commercial furniture, fixtures & architectural materials out of landfill, and serves communities in need.