Marian Chertow

Marian Chertow is Director of the Program on Solid Waste Policy, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.

While not on the front line of climate solutions, recycling of waste materials, wastewater, and wasted energy is a locally available and highly desirable means of reducing greenhouse gases. One potent greenhouse gas, the methane emitted from landfills and wastewater, accounts for about 90 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions from the entire waste sector