City of Austin’s Zero Waste Plan

Date: 4 Dec 2008 | posted in: waste - zero waste, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Earlier this year, by adopting the State’s first Zero Waste Plan for a Texas community, the City of Austin took an important step to move toward a more sustainable future.

Austin’s Zero Waste Plan takes into consideration Austin’s current and planned public and private solid waste infrastructure, as well as the city’s Climate Protection Program. Recommendations developed through this process are integral to achieve the U.N. Urban Environmental Accord’s goal to reduce by 20% the per capita solid waste disposal to landfills by 2012 and Zero Waste by 2040.

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