Austin Resource Recovery

Austin took an important step to move toward a more sustainable future by adopting Texas’ first Zero Waste Plan. The City’s Zero Waste goal is to reduce the amount of waste its one million households send to landfill by 90 percent by the year 2040. The Plan addresses both upstream and downstream policy and program options; green business, green buildings, and jobs; and regional coordination. Austin’s Zero Waste Plan takes into consideration its current and planned public and private solid ...

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