waste management

Payson's Lee Gary, Jr. leads waste management efforts in Ebola-ridden Sierra Leone

Mar
11

A longtime consultant and adjunct faculty member for the Tulane Payson Center and School of Social Work, Lee P. Gary, Jr. is currently working in Sierra Leone to help combat the West African Ebola crisis. Gary serves as the WASH coordinator for the Makeni Ebola Treatment Center, taking charge of all sanitary operations and observing all water and waste management efforts in support of medical activities.  His credentials certainly prove him to be the best man for the job.

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Improving Resource Recovery of Organic Waste - New Orleans East

This long-term project, funded by EPA under a program called "People, Planet, and Prosperity", characterizes the multiplicity of waste streams in New Orleans East in order to fashion an "Industrial Ecology" that will convert a, economically and environmentally distressed situation into a more positive one.  Environmental and social injustice is the focus of project; by converting environmental liabilities into clean sources of economic activity, the Payson center is working at the intersection of human need and environmental sustainability.

Start Date: 
2005
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