The Alliance for Affordable Energy's weekly discussion on energy matters in Louisiana. We talk tech, policy, politics, economics, and the fair transition to clean and affordable energy. Giving you the information you need to use your power.
Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss waste and plastic pollution with Jane Patton, Director of NoWaste NOLA.
Jane Patton, Director of NoWaste NOLA, Empowering communities to take a stand to prevent waste and pollution
Mentioned during the show:
ENVISIONING A CITY WITHOUT WASTE
“No Waste NOLA is building a community-led vision for a healthy, clean, and just New Orleans. We are a nonprofit dedicated to empowering residents and neighbors through equitable shared visions of community reuse and renewal, supporting existing efforts and creating programming around those needs self-identified by local residents.”
Zero Waste Planning
The Zero Waste International Alliance defines “zero Waste” as: designing and managing products and processes to systematically avoid and eliminate the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources, and not burn or bury them.
Global Brand Audit report showing the corporate Top Polluters worldwide.
CIEL reports on the connection between fracking and plastics
Louisiana Budget Project Analyses
Bayou Brief series on Fracking in Louisiana
For more on Keep America Beautiful and the current "moment" against plastics: The plastic backlash: what's behind our sudden rage – and will it make a difference?
To keep up to date on the fight against Formosa in St. James: RISE St. James Facebook
Air Date: November 20, 2018