April Newsletter 2016

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  • Community-government partnerships build Zero Waste communities
  • Pay-as-you-throw trash rates incentivize recycling
  • Zero Waste events: Tools to help you succeed
  • Massachusetts requires pharm companies to take back drugs
  • BuyMeOnce promotes products that last
  • Kids bag the disposable bag in Boulder, Colorado

TURN PLANS INTO ACTION
LoadingZero Waste community is not built by government alone
A community group, working in partnership with local government, is the key to building a Zero Waste community.

Find your role in creating change >


Do your trash rates incentivize recycling?Loading
Pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) is equitable, it’s effective, and it’s been successfully used by more than 7000 communities in the U.S to substantially increase recycling rates. Our experts, in partnership with WasteCap Nebraska, can help you move forward.

Interested in webinars to help your community move forward?

LoadingZero Waste events: Tools to help you succeed
Event season is upon us! Don’t let your next event end on a down note because of an overflowing trash can. With a few simple steps, you can toast to our environment too by having a Zero Waste event.

COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES TAKING ACTION
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MA first state to require pharm companies to take back drugs
Leftover drugs pollute our drinking water and our waterways, and fuel the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Instead of putting the management costs on local governments, Massachusetts is putting the onus on pharmaceutical companies to manage old drugs.

LoadingProducts built to last, that’s the BuyMeOnce mission
BuyMeOnce USA finds and promotes products that don’t break the bank, don’t break the planet… that don’t break at all! They also challenge manufacturers to break their habits and build stuff that really lasts.

How a Group of Kids Bagged the Disposable Bag in Boulder, ColoradoLoading
Never underestimate the power of the tiny dime, or the persistence of teenagers. Zero Waste is about engaging citizens, young and old, to use their collective power to change the system around them.

Thanks for your support, 
Eric, Kate, Marti and the Eco-Cycle Solutions team

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