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The State of Composting in the US: What, Why, Where & How

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

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Waste Tire Management Fees

Author: New Your State – Department of Taxation and Finance Environmental Conservation Law in New York State has Scrap Tire Legislation. It regulates how old tires are handled after being replaced, and the system’s specialized recycling methods. Click here to

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Zero Waste Businesses

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

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Solid Waste Management Plan (2011 Revision)

Author: Seattle gov. This website contains the Solid Waste Management Plan proposed by the Seattle government in 2011. The plan describes how Seattle will manage the city’s solid waste over the next 20 years, by considering the waste trend in

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State of the United States Circular Economy

Author: Circular CoLab The State of the Circular Economy in America delivers the first United States focused scan of the Circular Economy landscape. By providing an analysis of 202 United States based Circular Economy initiatives, this report offers concrete examples

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