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: 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
Author: United States Environmental Protection Agency This EPA webpage is a guide for builders, construction teams and design practitioners to divert construction and demolition (C&D) materials from disposal. It covers buying used and recycled products, practicing source reduction, preserving existing
Author: Construction and Demolition Recycling Association This PDF is an overview of construction and demolition (C&D) recycling in the United States. This study estimates the amount of C&D material generated and recycled. It provides quantifiable environmental, economic, and social benefits
Author: The Organic Stream This course provides an overview of organic material management for anyone interested in organic waste. Starting at a beginner level, no prior knowledge or experience with organic waste management is expected. It is designed to add
Author: University of Colorado Recycling Services This Planning Guide was created to help advance food waste composting in Colorado. It includes operational, financial, promotional, and regulatory considerations toward implementing a composting program. It was designed for institutions within Colorado, such
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