US Council of Mayors Adopts Definition of Zero Waste and a Hierarchy of Materials Management
 
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"The United States Conference of Mayors adopts a definition of Zero Waste, and set of Zero Waste principles, that recognizes a Hierarchy of Material Management as follows: 

  • Extended Producer Responsibility and Product Redesign
  • Reduce Waste, Toxicity, Consumption, and Packaging
  • Repair, Reuse and Donate
  • Recycle
  • Compost
  • Down Cycle and Beneficial Reuse
  • Waste-Based Energy as disposal
  • Landfill Waste as disposal..."

See full article at: http://www.usmayors.org/83rdAnnualMeeting/displayresolution.asp?resid=83aReso050 

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07/16/2015 (882 days ago)
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