Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Zero Waste

I'm encouraged by this community's profound effort to avoid filling landfills. At all.

Elderly Turn Town into Zero Waste Community
Japan's rapidly aging population is leading the way in one town to create a zero-waste community, recycling everything, including
valuable gold from old phones. In this town there is no trash collection and no landfill, just people sorting their own trash
into 34 categories and dropping it off at the local recycling facility.
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