By Sergio Campos, Magda Correal, and Carolina Piamonte from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaKVQ6ibGoc The Global Methane Hub (GMH) and the AquaFund of the IDB launched the Too good to waste initiative during the LAC Climate Week in October 2023. This initiative aims to mitigate the associated methane emissions through the … [Read more...] about Too Good to Waste Initiative opens a pathway towards methane mitigation from the waste sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)
With the objective of strengthening the digitization and management of information on solid waste and circular economy in the Caribbean region, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) held a training workshop in Kingston, Jamaica from September 12 to 14. During the training sessions, the methodology for the generation and … [Read more...] about From theory to practice: regional training and technical exchange for a digital transformation of solid waste and circular economy
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is launching its Too Good To Waste initiative to accelerate the implementation of solid waste management projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to mitigate the associated methane emissions. This initiative, approved by the IDB Board of Directors on October 6, is financially supported by the Global Methane Hub and the … [Read more...] about Too Good to Waste, initiative to mitigate methane emissions from waste in Latin America and the Caribbean
By Paula Guerra* On March 2nd, 2023, the first webinar on Smart Waste Technologies (SWT) was held in Latin America and the Caribbean. This event, led by the IDB's Source of Innovation alliance, promoted the use of digital technologies to improve efficiency in municipal solid waste management. Did you know that over 100 technologies, identified by the European Bank for … [Read more...] about Smart Waste Technologies: Where are we and where are we going?
By María Augusta Olmedo Velasco* The IDB-FEMSA Award is one of the most important prizes for the water and sanitation sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. Organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in partnership with the FEMSA Foundation, it promotes innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to water, sanitation and solid waste challenges. This year’s … [Read more...] about The IDB-FEMSA award for innovative and entrepreneurial solutions in sanitation