The United States is in a waste crisis. The way we produce, manage, and dispose of materials is harming public health, the environment, and our climate. We need to rethink and redesign our systems to be more sustainable. Because people and our planet deserve solutions with zero climate-damaging emissions and zero toxic exposures. Zero Waste programs and policies can do that.
In the first episode of Just Zero’s webinar series, Getting to Zero Waste in the U.S. – What We’re Up Against, experts Kirstie Pecci (Just Zero), Judith Enck (Beyond Plastics), and Melissa Aguayo (Break Free From Plastic), discuss three of the main issues driving our country’s waste crisis: