One of the largest problems faced by urbanisation is the creation and disposal of waste - be it solid or liquid, household or hazardous - solid waste management have always been a challenge for many cities and countries. It is also generally the assumption that government would have to be responsible for the treatment of … Continue reading If waste is creatively handled, is it still waste?
One of the great things being in the US during Fall is definitely Halloween! Despite not being an official national holiday, Halloween is a big deal for Americans given the preparation of costumes and decoration happen weeks ahead. We had the wonderful company of our host and her family/friends, as well as 800+ kids who … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Going from frantically Googling 'where is Dubuque?' to actually arriving in this city of 60,000 population by the mighty Mississippi river - the past 10 days have been fascinating meeting locals and learning what makes this city tick. Dubuque was the first city in Iowa and obviously reliant on agriculture as primary economic activity.... until … Continue reading Sustainability embodied – Dubuque, IA
In an hour, myself and a few others from Malaysia would be boarding our rather long flight to Washington DC to embark on our YSEALI Professional Fellowship Program for the 2018 Fall intake. Not a stranger to travelling, based overseas nor visiting the US, it is still exciting to embark on this adventure to learn … Continue reading Broadening horizons…. yet again!