March 2017 Newsletter

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  • Meet the new faces of recycling
  • A new business model for the waste industry
  • Measuring success in Zero Waste cities
  • The dirty truth about gasification
  • Businesses get innovative to deal with f-waste

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Meet the new faces of recycling

BlueStar electronics recycling

Moving beyond recycling toward Zero Waste means moving beyond the expectation that city government can provide all the recycling services. Meet seven new partners bringing innovative services along with jobs and social value.

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A new business model for the waste industry

Cars at the CHaRMWhat exactly is a social enterprise? It’s a happy place where business and good works intersect. Find out how social enterprises help communities reduce waste while companies still turn a profit.

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Measuring success in Zero Waste cities

Bins lines upCities are ground-zero for climate action. Zero Waste is an increasingly popular strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions quickly and cost-effectively. As the Zero Waste city movement grows, so does the need for a standardized way to measure progress.
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The dirty truth about gasification

caution tapeBurning waste to produce energy has never been part of the Zero Waste vision. This new report from GAIA exposes both the environmental and financial risks of these unproven conversion technologies.

Businesses get innovative to deal with f-waste

There’s an estimated 8.5 millions tons of furniture (f-waste) thrown away each year. See how companies such as Herman Miller and IRN are repurposing office discards through win-win programs.

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