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  • Reducing Construction Waste Zero Waste Scotland

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  • Automotive Packaging Waste Reduction Ideas from GM

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  • Recycling and the circular economy Zero Waste Scotland

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  • Fashion has a huge waste problem. Here's how it can change

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  • 3 Steps to Implement a Zero Waste Strategy for Your Business

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  • Designing a Trash-Free Future Architect Magazine

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  • How to Implement a Zero Waste Business StrategyEco

    Feb 17, 2020 · The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency uses Austin, Texas, as an example of how communities and businesses can set and execute reasonable goals over time. Austin committed to a 20% reduction in solid waste sent to landfills by 2012, 75% by 2020 and 90% by 2040. Companies must also cultivate buy-in from their workforce.

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  • Managing and Reducing Wastes A Guide for Commercial

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  • Meet Loop, the new zero-waste platform for consumer products

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  • The Zero-Waste FactoryScientific American

    Jul 13, 2017 · The Zero-Waste Factory. In just two years, Subaru transformed its automotive assembly plant in Lafayette, Indiana into the first zero-landfill factory in the US. Inside one of the great success

  • City of Tucson, AZ Could Be the First to Use Zero Waste

    May 10, 2021 · Boasting a circulation of more than 60,000 qualified subscribers, Waste Advantage Magazine is an independent publisher with staff that has more than 100 years of experience in publishing. Printed 12X annually, Waste Advantage Magazine is solely dedicated to covering the solid waste and recycling industry with one publication and one price. Our circulation delivers a blanket coverage of

  • Is Zero Waste Possible? Waste360

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  • How to put your building on a path to zero waste

    Oct 18, 2017 · Every day, 24,000 tons of waste leaves New York City. A third of it is traditional recycling material—metal, plastic, glass, cardboard and paper—roughly half of which gets recycled.

  • Printed Circuit Board Recycling MethodsEPA

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  • Zero Avoidable Waste in Construction

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  • Examples and Resources for Transforming Waste Streams in

    Apr 16, 2021 · In 2015, the City Council adopted new zero waste requirements that aim to make Boulder a zero waste city. This ordinance requires all residents to subscribe to waste hauling services, all businesses to separate recyclables and compostable items from the trash, and all property managers provide recycling, composting, and trash services to their

  • How To Get a Recycling Grant Turn Your Trash Into Treasure

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  • HomeZero Waste Europe

    Mar 28, 2019 · Blog post The Zero Pollution Action Planone step closer to a zero waste, toxic-free circular economy. Publications #ZWEdebunks Extending the ETS to MSWI. Publications ZWE 2020 Annual Report. Blog post The Biomonitoring of Incineration Emissions campaign. Blog post Waste and COVID-19. Manifesto The Plastic Waste Trade Manifesto.

  • Microsoft commits to achieve ‘zero waste’ goals by 2030

    Aug 04, 2020 · That’s why we’re announcing today our goal to achieve zero waste for Microsoft’s direct operations, products and packaging by 2030. Our zero waste goal is the third sprint in Microsoft’s broad environmental sustainability initiative launched earlier this year focusing on carbon, water, ecosystems and waste.

  • Reusing, Recycling, Upcycling and Being Zero Waste

    Giving things a whole new lease of life and making gifts from pre-loved stuff can be SO satisfying! Becoming a Zero Waste Hero. Zero waste eradicates the need for landfill and recycling plants by ditching single-use items and only using reusable items. It may sound impossible when most products in the supermarket are wrapped in plastic.

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  • 3 Steps to Implement a Zero Waste Strategy for Your Business

    Improve and refine your strategy. None of these steps towards a viable zero waste strategy are set in stone, and you should look to constantly improve and refine your plans.For example, redesigning existing processes and practices may create new waste streams or inefficiencies which should then be addressed as you circle back to the top of the zero-waste hierarchy.

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