Earlier this year, ABC, the national government broadcaster in Australia, ran a series of programs called “War on Waste.” These shows were dedicated to putting the huge amount of waste generated in the forefront of people’s thinking.
In February, Congressman Keith Ellison reintroduced H.R. 1034, known as the Zero Waste Development and Expansion Act. The bill creates a grant program within the U.S. EPA that would be funded with up to $100 million of investments in zero waste infrastructure.
Efficiency, affordability and convenience are the building blocks upon which exceptional recycling programs are constructed. Many elements are intertwined with these three components, but they stand out as the essential ingredients for success.