On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
By continuing to use LinkedIn’s SlideShare service, you agree to the revised terms, so please take a few minutes to review them.
Seattle Recycling/ Composting 1980’s goal 60% 2006 actual 43% 2009 gain 51% Zero waste goal >>80%
Aluminum Newspaper Mixed Paper Wood Cardboard Sound Resource Management. 2009. Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Waste Management Strategies with a Zero Waste Objective Greenhouse gas emissions per ton (recycle versus use of virgin materials)
Landfills are 2nd largest source of anthropogenic methane gas in US
23 percent of all methane emissions in 2007
~50% of garbage in 2009 was recyclable or compostable