January 2017 Newsletter

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  • Engaging 17 million young Americans in Zero Waste
  • One metric to rule them all
  • Be the change in your community: Community Organizing Guide
  • Food waste ban = 900 new jobs, $175 million in economic activity
  • Huge gains in first year for groundbreaking new policy in Vermont

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Engaging 17 million young Americans in Zero Waste

students at PLAN conferenceTwo pounds. That’s how much waste 400 college students at the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) conference generated. How do we better connect this growing Zero Waste campus movement and our community efforts?

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One metric to rule them all

Bales of recyclingAre we trying to increase pounds recycled, reduce pounds disposed, or reduce greenhouse gases? We need to make 2017 the year the recycling industry agrees on one clear goal and one measure of success. Here’s our proposal…

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Community Organizing Guide coverYou can be the change in your community

We can show you how. Our guide to Community Organizing for Zero Waste is designed to help you build a team of passionate citizens to move your community forward with more recycling, composting, and waste reduction programs.
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Food waste ban = 900 new jobs, $175 million in economic activity

Food waste collectionNever underestimate the power of rotten vegetables. The food waste ban in Massachusetts isn’t just good for the environment–it’s leading to new jobs and economic opportunities while creating renewable energy and products.

Huge gains in first year for groundbreaking new policy

LandfillAll eyes are on Vermont as the first state to ban recyclables and organics from the landfill. A new status report shows the state is making rapid strides. Find out what it takes to make such a big leap in your community.

 

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