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Zero Waste Now a Worldwide Movement

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Dec 14, 2014 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

Zero Waste is now a world wide movement. The emergence of this effort to turn wasted materials into raw materials was recently documented by Paul Connett in Zero Waste: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time, Chelsea Green Books, 2014.    In a recent piece for Future Structure, writer Indrajit Basu provides a timely update on the most recent news from the Zero Waste front.

Read the full story here from Future Structure, November 2014.

About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Recycling and Economic Growth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is a member of ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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