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    Adopt Dollar Store Restrictions

    Adopt Dollar Store Restrictions

    As dollar stores multiply rapidly across the U.S., cities are developing dollar store-specific policies to rein in their growth. Such policies include “dispersal restrictions” that...

    Mar 23, 2023

    King County, Washington – Compost Procurement

    King County, Washington – Compost Procurement

    King County, Washington, has long been recognized as a leader in environmental product procurement in the country. King County Code (KCC) § 10.14.050 mandates public...

    Aug 17, 2021

    Leander, Texas – Compost Amended Soil

    Leander, Texas – Compost Amended Soil

    On March 15th, 2007, the City of Leander, Texas approved Water Conservation Ordinance No. 07-018-00. Upon recommendation from the Lower Colorado River Authority and the...

    Jul 13, 2021

    Maryland – Montgomery County Ag Zoning Amendment

    Maryland – Montgomery County Ag Zoning Amendment

    In February 2021, the Montgomery County Council unanimously passed the Montgomery County Ag Reserve Zoning Amendment, which addresses limitations on the amount of materials farmers...

    Jul 9, 2021

    Duke University – Compost Procurement

    Duke University – Compost Procurement

    Duke University (Durham, NC) has developed an Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) policy that will reduce the collegiate community’s environmental impact, while developing a local market...

    Jul 9, 2021

    NYC – Commercial Organics Recycling Mandate

    NYC – Commercial Organics Recycling Mandate

    As the country’s most populous city, New York City (NYC) experiences a unique set of challenges when it comes to managing its waste stream. Generating...

    May 12, 2016

    San Francisco, CA – Composting Rules

    San Francisco, CA – Composting Rules

    San Francisco set the goal of achieving 75 percent diversion from landfill by 2010 and zero waste by 2020. To achieve this ambitious aim, the...

    Mar 30, 2016