The City of Philadelphia’s Zero Waste initiatives engage residents, businesses, institutions, and City departments in reducing and diverting waste away from the trash to meet the City’s long-term zero waste goal.
Zero Waste initiatives include the following:
- Municipal Building Waste Audit
- Zero Waste Partnership
- Community Composting Network and other food waste diversion programs
- National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Food Matters Regional Initiative
- Support for Zero Waste policies, including the City’s plastic bag ban