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Zero Waste International Alliance

Zero Waste means designing and managing products and processes to reduce the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources, and not burn or bury them.

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Zero Waste International

Contrary to prior vision, Zero Waste is feasible and several organizations are making it happen. One is Zero Waste International Alliance. Our commitment is to the triple bottom line - We ensure that social, environmental and economic performance standards are met together.

Commercial Alternatives to Landfill and Incineration

Zero Waste International Alliance was established to promote positive alternatives to landfill and incineration and to raise community awareness of the social and economic benefits to be gained when waste is regarded as a resource base upon which can be built both employment and business opportunity.

The simple technology and methods required to achieve Zero Waste exist in every community around the world. The Zero Waste International Alliance can connect you to leaders in the field who can provide your community with the models, the projects, the people and the means to help you develop Zero Waste as your ultimate goal.

Zero Waste Definition

"Zero Waste is a goal that is both pragmatic and visionary, to guide people to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are resources for others to use. Zero Waste means designing and managing products and processes to reduce the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources, and not burn or bury them. Implementing Zero Waste will eliminate all discharges to land, water or air that may be a threat to planetary, human, animal or plant health."

The Zero Waste International Alliance goals are:

  • Initiate and facilitate research and information sharing for the promotion of Zero Waste
  • Build capacity to effectively implement Zero Waste
  • Set standards for the application of Zero Waste www.zwia.org

    United States members of the Zero Waste planning group include:

    Richard Anthony
    Richard Anthony Associates
    San Diego, CA

    Gary Liss
    Gary Liss & Associates
    gary@garyliss.com

    Eric Lombardi
    Eco-Cycle
    eric@ecocycle.org

    Monica Wilson
    Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance
    mwilson@essential.org
    http://www.zwia.org/



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