Planning for Sustainable Material and Waste Management (PAS 587)

(Credit: Aline Reynolds)

Waste may be a local issue, but the growing movement to rethink how it’s generated and utilized is beginning to happen on a much larger scale. With talk of circular economies and closed loop systems becoming more common among companies, nonprofits and local governments, the interest in sustainable material and waste management (MWM) is on the rise. Seeing an opening in this field, the American Planning Association (APA) released a report this spring outlining how planners can get more involved. Fee $25 for non members.

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