San Diego County’s Zero Waste resolution sets Zero Waste as a long-term goal. It also commits to achieving 75% landfill diversion by 2010.
The plan emphasizes producer responsibility through economic incentives, government leading by example, and providing multi-family residence recycling bins.
This Zero Waste resolution passed in response to the California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, which mandated that “California cities and counties divert 50 percent of all waste generated by the year 2000.”
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