Zero Waste practices from San Francisco (USA) and Contarina (Italy) show transition is possible

Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 by

The front-runners in the US and the EU when it comes to waste management presented their experiences in Brussels in March 4. A selected audience composed of members of the European Parliament, European Commission officials and stakeholders learned about the good practices from San Francisco and the province of Treviso in northern Italy. In […]

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Is Zero Waste Possible?

Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 by

“Preventing waste, recycling and composting are some of the easiest and most cost-effective actions anyone can take to protect our environment and improve human welfare,” says Robert Haley, Zero Waste Manager for San Francisco’s Department of the Environment.  Haley will appear in the documentary Racing to Zero, coming soon to the Salem Progressive Film Series, […]

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Another ‘Zero Waste’ grocery store opens in France

Posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 by

At day by day, there is no packaging; all 450 products are sold loose. You must bring your own containers or use the ones “graciously provided by other clients,” according to the website. This helps both the planet and one’s wallet, since we often pay for […]

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