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4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
Insights

How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate

RELEASE: PACE Announces Four New Board Members

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • waste
Insights

We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report
Polluter waterways carry impacts of poor sanitation citywide. Photo by SusanA Secretariat/Flickr
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report

RELEASE: Safe, Affordable Sanitation a Pipe Dream for Too Many Households in Global South

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • health
  • sustainable cities
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • health
  • sustainable cities
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Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
Abel Mutie, a Kenyan farmer
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Barriers to a Circular Economy: 5 Reasons the World Wastes So Much Stuff (and Why It's Not Just the Consumer's Fault)

  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable business
Plastic pollution piles up on a beach on Clipperton Atoll in the Pacific.
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable business
Insights

From Waste to Watts: How Sewage Could Help Fix India's Water, Energy and Sanitation Woes

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
Unkal tank
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
Insights

A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Insights

In China, Waste No Time in Stopping Waste

  • Energy
  • waste
  • China
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • sustainable development
  • Energy
  • waste
  • China
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • sustainable development
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds

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