"Zero Waste" and UVM

"Zero Waste" refers to a philosophy of changing our business practices, our personal and institutional habits, and our purchasing decisions to result in less waste or "zero" waste. Sometimes also called: waste reduction or waste prevention . Recycling and composting practices are good, but our ultimate goal is to create "less waste" in the first place and to use our materials and resources more wisely. Here are some examples:

Zero Waste Links Beyond UVM