The idea behind zero waste is to end waste disposal in landfills and incinerators. It calls for composting, for waste reduction, for recycling and reuse.
Sounds like a big--maybe an impossible--goal, but there’s a surprising number of places already attempting it. They include:
Alaminos, Philippines, Buenos, Aires, Argentina, Boulder County, CO, Flanders, Belgium, Hernani, Spain, La Pintana, Chile , Mumbai, India, Pittsburg, PA. Pune, India, San Bernadino County, CA, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, California, Taiwan , and more.
So, is it possible to have “zero waste”?
It’s possible to try.
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