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INFO FROM THE GLOBAL WORLD

The source of waste and the end of waste: COVID-19, climate, and the failure of individual action

  • Managing editor: Maria Cristina Lavagnolo - Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Padova, Italy
  • Author: Marc Kalina - University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

DOI 10.31025/2611-4135/2020.13964

Released under CC BY-NC-ND

Copyright: © 2020 CISA Publisher


After COVID 19, time to have a specific column on developing countries is over: the pandemic highlighted - if ever neces-sary - the need to think as a whole. The new corner called “Info from the global world” wants to collect thoughts and impressions from different parts of the world, with the aim of promoting cultural intersections on issues affecting circular waste management, environmental protection and human health. We will discuss how gender inequality and environmental racism can also be combated through truly sustainable waste management and how the circular economy and Sustainable Developing Goals can con-tribute to worsening already precarious situations. The first issue concerns COVID19, supplementary article to the editorial of this first issue of Detritus after the start of the global health emergency.

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