Author: Institute for Local Self-Reliance This executive summary explains what composting is and why it is important; summarizing model programs, technologies, and systems; and providing a national and state-by-state snapshot of activities, infrastructure needed, and policy opportunities. It concludes with
Author: Grassroots Recycling Network Companies from A-Z highlighted in this document provided tremendous leadership in approaching Zero Waste. These companies have reported that they have diverted over 90% of its wastes from landfill and incineration. Click here to view the
Author: Zero Waste Design This is a proposal of NYC’s Green Codes Task Force, released in 2010 and made law by LL 60 of 2012, was to “Provide Recycling Areas in Apartment Buildings.” In the proposal, the author discusses some
Author: URS Corporation A study report evaluated both new strategies and existing programs within Seattle Solid Waste Comprehensive Plan under the guideline of “Zero Waste”. In the report, Zero Waste and collection strategies with the potential to divert significant tonnage
Author: EPA This article has a collective definition of zero waste from different communities in the United States. It also contains short term zero-waste plans established by these communities. Click here to view to web page: Managing and Transforming Waste
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