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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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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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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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Course – Build Your Organics Management Vision

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

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Colorado Food Waste Composting Guide

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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