Zero Waste

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Fetzer Vineyards Diverts Almost All Its Waste

Fetzer Vineyards diverted 97.7 percent of its waste from landfill, incineration and the environment.
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General Motors Expands Zero-Waste Agenda Worldwide

General Motors (GM) continues to expand its global zero-waste program, inching closer to its goal of having 125 total facilities landfill-free by 2020.
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Validating the Value of Zero Waste

The race to make defensible zero waste claims is well underway. Some organizations are going beyond public pledges and having their zero waste…
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Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Gets Certified

U.S. manufacturers large and small are looking for ways to demonstrate their social and environmental responsibility, as well as boost their bottom lines.…
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International Paper Sets Goal for Zero Waste

International Paper has set a medium-term goal to reduce waste sent to landfills 30 percent by 2020, with aspirational goal of achieving zero…
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The Circular Economy is (Slowly) Coming to Europe

Can the circular economy become the norm in Europe? The European Commission recently adopted a framework to ramp up waste diversion in its…
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VIDEO: The Proof of Zero – Zero Waste to Landfill Certification

LIVE: Join us for a conversation around ‘the proof of zero – Zero Waste to Landfill Certification with UL Environment, Waste Management, Bridgestone…
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TerraCycle Wants to Help Businesses Go Zero Waste

TerraCycle is known for collecting materials that can’t be recycled through traditional curbside recycling programs – like chip bags, water filters and cigarette…
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GM Announces Two New ‘Landfill-Free’ Sites in Asia

GM says it is on a mission to slash waste globally, with the two latest landfill-free facilities in Thailand and South Korea.
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Waste Management Programs Nix the Need for Landfills

Waste Management, one of North America's top refuse transport services has come up with new ways to dump the use of landfills that…
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Not Wasting Time: 25% of Procter and Gamble’s Factories Now Zero-Waste

Today Proctor and Gamble announced the consumer packaged goods giant has reached a new zero-waste milestone.
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50% of Unilever’s Factories are Zero-Waste While Sales Surge

Unilever’s ambitious Sustainable Living Plan reached an important milestone yesterday when the company announced half of its factories are now zero-waste.
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Belgium Hosts Europe’s Best Recycling and Prevention Program

By Cecilia Allen and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives The Flemish region of Belgium boasts the highest waste diversion rate in Europe.…
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Zero Waste, From Dream to Reality in the Philippines

The city of Alaminos is pioneering zero waste in the Philippines. Under a new law, the public and all levels of government share…
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Door-to-Door Collection Reduces Waste in Hernani, Spain

Facing a nearly full landfill in 2002, Spain’s Gipuzkoa Province proposed building two new incinerators. Citizen opposition was immediate and widespread. In response,…
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