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Information for the Fight
Against Trash

Basic Information about Landfill Gas

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are the third-largest source of human-related methane emissions in the United States, accounting for approximately 14.1 percent of these emissions in 2017.

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State of Recycling in The US

Presentation highlights the current state of recycling in the United States.  Key topics include: impact of Chinese policies and single-stream recycling.

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By the numbers: the economic, social and environmental impacts of ‘fast fashion’

According to the Ellen McArthur Foundation, clothing production approximately has doubled in the last 15 years, driven by a growing middle-class population across the globe and increased per capita sales in developed economies. An expected 400 percent increase in world GDP by 2050 will mean even greater demand for clothing.

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WasteZero Pay-as-You-Throw and Automated Collection

This video explains the mechanics of how WasteZero’s pay-as-you-throw programs can work in cities and towns with automated garbage collection.

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WasteZero Pay-as-You-Throw

This short video tells a “tale of two neighbors” to illustrate the power of WasteZero’s pay-as-you-throw programs.

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Cutting Trash in Half

WasteZero Chairman John Campbell’s address at the annual B Corp “B Inspired” event in Portland, Ore.

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Custom Plastic Bags

Fact sheet outlining WasteZero’s offerings in customized, specialized plastic bags.  Bags are made from linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE).  Special features can include printing, custom colors, special closure mechanisms (such as drawstring), compostable plastic (if desired), and recycled content.

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WasteZero Chats with the Mayor of Malden, Mass., About Pay-as-You-Throw

Former Malden, Mass., Mayor Richard Howard talks about how pay-as-you-throw has helped his city.

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Sample Consulting Projects

Fact sheet containing short summaries of some of WasteZero’s consulting work

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WasteZero Trash Metering Programs

This overview video explains the mechanics of how and why WasteZero pay-as-you-throw programs work.

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