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Reducing Waste and Recycling More, An Evaluation of Policies from Across America

Reducing Waste and Recycling More, An Evaluation of Policies from Across America

Neil Seldman

April 4, 2018

Extended Producer Responsibility: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ILSR appreciates the coverage of this important topic by Waste Dive. The goal of the article is to stimulate discussion among industry, government and civic stakeholders. We have added a short bibliography of recent documents related to Extended Producer Responsibility for Paper, Packaging and Products to aid further analysis. This post includes the footnotes for the article. Thanks to many people who read, discussed, criticized and helped guide my inquiries; especially Susan Kinsella, Ruth Abbe, Gary Liss, Howard Levenson, Leonard Lang, David Morris and Scott Cassel. This article was originally published in Waste Dive on MREAD MORE


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Working Partner Update: Zero Waste Wales

Working Partner Update: Zero Waste Wales

Neil Seldman

May 25, 2018

A message from Mal Williams, Zero Waste Wales on plastic and the Zero Waste mission. ILSR and Zero Waste Wales are two of the co-founders of the Zero Waste International Alliance. Mal Williams, our friend and Zero Waste campaigner representing theREAD MORE


Working to Keep the Waste Stream Local & Ending Incineration in Baltimore

Working to Keep the Waste Stream Local & Ending Incineration in Baltimore

Neil Seldman

May 17, 2018

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance is assisting its working partners in an important campaign to stop Baltimore from sending its garbage to a privately-owned garbage incinerator, Wheelabrator Baltimore. ILSR joins United Workers, Energy Justice Network, and the Baltimore City CouncilREAD MORE


Working Partner Update: Zero Waste San Diego

Working Partner Update: Zero Waste San Diego

Neil Seldman

May 17, 2018

Zero Waste San Diego calls our attention to the effort in San Diego, CA to adjust the City Ordinance that prohibits the city from charging for residential waste collection services.The law thus "precludes the creation of the industry standard 'payREAD MORE