In this week's episode, Lisa Hammond discusses solid waste management. Listen in as she provides a brief history of solid waste management dating back to 3000 BC in Crete and the Roman Empire. She also reveals the challenges associated with solid waste management and how we can address them.
Lisa emphasizes the importance of reducing waste generation through reuse and recycling and educates the public on proper waste disposal. She urges municipalities to educate residents and businesses on proper recycling and waste disposal methods. This should include developing long-range plans for public education and engagement initiatives that will help reduce waste streams for a sustainable waste management program.
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Risk Control & Business Development Manager, Tokio Marine HCC
Lisa has been with TMHCC for almost five years providing risk control and business development services in the southeastern US region. She has over 25 years of experience in the safety and risk management field in various industries. Prior to working with TMHCC, Lisa served as a safety and risk director for over 12 years in both city and county government in North Carolina. Her experience in local government Administration offers a broad knowledge of departmental operations and budgeting.