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