ZERO WASTE DECLARATION
Zero Waste International Alliance, 2020
The first Earth Day was 50 years ago. Recycling, its natural industrial child, was envisioned to complete the resource circle, save the wilderness, generate jobs, and build the back end of the GNP all at once.
Now, in 2020, we are ready to establish a collective goal of:
“Zero Waste: the conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning and with no discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.” ZWIA, updated 2018
This Zero Waste World can be founded on environmental and social justice principles that help create vibrant communities in harmony with nature:
To achieve a worldwide culture that sustains the planet in perpetuity we stand together!
To sign-on to this declaration, please …