Monday, December 12, 2016

San Francisco: Zero waste by 2020?

Handling 630 tons a day

From Daily Kos:

A few weeks ago I went on a tour of the new state-of-the-art upgrade at Recycle Central, San Francisco's 200,000-square-foot recycling plant on Pier 96 run by San Francisco's resource recovery company Recology.

Ever since I wrote Where No City Has Gone Before: San Francisco Will Be World’s First Zero-Waste Town by 2020, I've had the opportunity to delve more deeply into the composting component of my city's efforts to make the very idea of garbage obsolete, but up until this year I hadn't set foot in the place where the contents of our blue bins go to get reborn...



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