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Best Waste Management Podcasts

Best Waste Management Podcasts

At Umbrex, we work closely with waste management clients to optimize their waste processing, treatment, and disposal operations. Whether implementing new technologies or transforming operations to be leaner and more agile in the long-term, we bring acute expertise and passion in helping waste management organizations realize their goals.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Leading negotiation and acquisition of a competitor’s water treatment business unit for a German water treatment company
  • Leading lean operations transformation for a leading recycling company in Norway, reducing inventory by 82% and improving labor productivity by 31%
  • Developing strategy for leading waste-to-energy company to expand into environmental services, leading to a series of acquisitions that built a profitable $300M business unit

To learn more about our work or find a waste management consultant, visit our Waste Management Practice.

Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.

Here are the top podcasts on real estate recommended by our members.



NothingWasted! Podcast by Waste360

Waste360 chats with the rockstars of the waste, recycling and organics industry. Get a glimpse on the latest news and insights and the people behind this amazing industry. Plus, get a the behind-the-scenes listen on how we pull off a successful WasteExpo every year. Trust us, it won’t be a waste of your time.

Nuclear Waste: The Whole Story by Deep Isolation

At Deep Isolation, we believe that listening is one of the most important elements of a successful nuclear waste disposal program. A core value of the company is to seek and listen to different perspectives on the matter of nuclear waste, nuclear energy, and disposal solutions. We have created this series to interview experts and stakeholders that represent aspects of nuclear waste. Our hope is to bring clear picture of Nuclear Waste: The Whole Story.

First Mile's Climate Heroes

First Mile’s Climate Heroes is a podcast hosted by Bruce Bratley, our Founder and CEO. On the show, we meet and showcase the business & start-ups, scientists, academics, activists, and dreamers who are building solutions to the ongoing climate crisis.

Now in its fourth series, formerly named Zero50 and Wasted, the podcast has welcomed over 65 guests from a wide range of backgrounds. Some of our previous guests include Honest Burgers, Waterbear (aka ‘Netflix’ for good), Brompton Bikes, Rewilding Britain, Olio, Vegware & University College London (UCL).

The Voice of the Recycling Industry Podcasts by Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

The voice of the recycling industry promoting safe, economically sustainable and environmentally responsible recycling through networking, advocacy, and education.

Earth911 by Evelyn Lopez

Each week, Evelyn Lopez and the team talk sustainability news, interview sustainability leaders, and answer your questions about how to recycle and buy responsibly. You have more power to improve the world than you know! Listen in to get started saving the planet!

Pile of Scrap by John Sacco

Pile of Scrap’s real and raw discussions give unmatched insight into the 5th most dangerous industry in the country. Travel across the nation with John Sacco, Sierra International Machinery President, as he reveals the truth behind recycling and waste facilities in America. The environmental and economic impacts of this $500 billion-dollar industry go unnoticed by most, but the work the men and women in this industry do is vital to the save the world and our natural resources.