Tag: waste-reduction

March 16, 2017

New York City and the Plastic Bag Debate

by Kimberly Stempien   New York City’s OneNYC plan includes a commitment to send zero waste to landfills by 2030. It’s an ambitious goal, and to see it achieved, plastics must be greatly reduced in the waste stream.   In late 2016, the city council approved a bill to implement a plastic bag fee. Described. Read more…

May 30, 2015

Waste: Zero, World: Green

by Lisa Bonanate   A world with zero waste – sending nothing to landfill or incineration – sounds like a Utopian dream.  But in San Francisco, it’s a dream that’s becoming a political and social reality.  If you live in San Francisco, you can recycle or compost anything, even hazardous materials and construction waste.  How. Read more…