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Furthering Equity and Justice in the Solid Waste Sector

By  Jennifer Porter (GBB Vice President), Eugenia Manwelyan (GBB Senior Consultant) and Page Davis (GBB Consultant I)

In January 2021, an “Executive Order Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government” was signed, with a focus on addressing systemic racism and other forms of discrimination in federal policies and programs.

In Waste Today magazine — taking this opportunity to reflect and consider ways to advance equity in solid waste decisions going forward — Jennifer Porter, Eugenia Manwelyan and Page Davis  provide three tactics to consider regarding how to continue the push toward greater equity and inclusion:

  • Conduct an Equity Assessment
  • Promote Equitable Delivery of Services and Procurement
  • Take a Reparative Planning Approach

Learn more in their column on Waste Today’s website: Nothing for Us Without Us: Furthering Equity and Justice in the Solid Waste Sector

Furthering Equity and Justice in the Solid Waste Sector