Houston One-Bin Proposal: The Wrong Choice

Date: 28 Jan 2015 | posted in: waste - zero waste, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Neil Seldman, ILSR Waste to Wealth Program, Washington, DC continues to follow the one bin proposal in Houston, Texas. In his January 7th Letter to the Editor, Seldman underscores the fact that city’s pilot curbside recycling program is working well and is … Read More

Working Partner Update: Zero Waste Canada and Zero Waste International Alliance

ILSR has been working with grassroots recyclers, Zero Waste Canada and Zero Waste International Alliance  to prevent garbage incinerators and improper EPR regulations in British Columbia, Canada. Incineration As is typical in garbage incineration efforts, environmental groups are the first … Read More

Formal Petitions Filed on Behalf of Community Networks

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance praises Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken of Minnesota for leading the growing list of organizations committed to defending the authority of communities to make their own decisions when it comes to build the Internet networks of tomorrow.… Read More

DC City Council embraces zero waste planning

Last week, the DC City Council unanimously passed two key pieces of legislation: a styrofoam ban by food service businesses and a waste modernization bill. ILSR helped win passage of both bills in collaboration with many environmental and civic groups. … Read More

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