What is Zero Waste?

Zero Waste: The conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of all products, packaging, and materials without burning them, and without discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.

Communities worldwide are committing to Zero Waste goals. These communities are creating business opportunities, implementing Zero Waste programs and infrastructure, raising public awareness and participation in waste reduction activities, and building local climate resilience. Businesses and individuals are adopting Zero Waste practices, habits, and lifestyles.

Zero Waste is more of a journey than a destination. Stay tuned for some tips on how to start yours - coming soon!