Blog posts tagged in Zero Waste
Denver considers higher trash fees, better packaging to spur recycling
By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post
Nearly every family in Denver participates in the city’s recycling program, and yet last year about 500 pounds of trash per person — a total of 193,988 tons — arrived in a landfill, up m...
Cities cover 2 percent of the world's surface, but generate 70 percent of the world's waste. With increasing urban populations and consumption in developing nations, levels of urban waste can be expected to continue growing.
Researchers have come up with a new tool to improve the measurement of was...