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   Sustainability And ZERO Waste Resources

    

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The City of Burbank website offers further detail on the city’s Sustainability Action Plan and Energy Saving tips.

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Burbank Water and Power serves 45000 households and 6000 businesses in Burbank, CA, with water and electricity. Their website offer many gree energy saving tips resources and incentives.

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The California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) is the State agency designated to oversee California’s 92 million tons of waste generated each year.

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Large Venues can generate a significant amount of waste in a short period of time. California requires that large venues and events reduce waste.

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RecycleStore showcases innovative recycled-content products and manufacturers. Whether a wholesale buyer or an individual consumer, this catalog offers a variety of recycled-content products designed with your needs in mind!

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The Recycling Market Development Zone (RMDZ) program combines recycling with economic development to fuel new businesses, expand existing ones, create jobs and divert waste from landfills. This program provides attractive loans, technical assistance and free product marketing to businesses that use wster-stream materials to manufacture their products.

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Composting, nature’s way of recycling nutrients, is the controlled disassembly of leaves, twigs, yard clipping and food waster. Composting keeps the high volume of organics out of landfills and returns the nutrients to the soil.

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The Zero Waste website contains a wealth of information of individuals schools and business. Utilize its many resource links to answer question regarding reducing, reusing and recycling.

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The Zero Waste Alliance is a non-profit partnership of universities, government agencies, businesses and other organizations; all working to develop, promote and apply Zero Waste strategies.

 RELATED REFERENCES/RESOURCES

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Earth 911 delivers actionable local information on recycling and product stewardship that empowers consumers to act locally, live responsibly and contribute to sustainability. Find Recycling and Reuse locations with easy to use, recycling research tool.

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. This regulatory agency is a valuable resource in terms of developing/enforcing regulation, offering financial assistance, performing environmental research, sponsorship of voluntary partnerships and programs and furthering environmental education.

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GrassRoots Recycling Network is a national network of waste reduction and recycling professionals. The network’s list serve, GreenYes, includes hundreds of knowledgeable experts in both downstream recovery and upstream clean production issues.

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Greenbiz is an online new and information resource on how to align environmental responsibility with business success. It offers more than 8,000 resources; including, but not limited to, daily news and feature stories, reports, case studies, technical assistance programs, government agencies and recognition programs.

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Sustainable Communities Network (SCN) links citizens to resources and to one another to create healthy, vital, sustainable communities.

MATERIAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

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California Materials Exchange (CalMAX)
Craig’s List
Freecycle
Los Angeles SHARES
Recycler Classifieds

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