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Creating a Zero-Waste City from Scratch

Creating a Zero-Waste City from Scratch
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After strict government regulations shut down the incinerators in Kamikatsu, its mayor made a pledge to turn the small town into Japan’s first zero-waste community. Photo Credit: ys* via Flickr.

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4:57PM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

I hope this is more than a campaign promise

7:49AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

great idea.

7:44AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

great idea.

7:04AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

Thanks!

2:19AM PDT on Apr 28, 2013

I`m in :-)

5:40PM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Kudos.

Rainwater also needs to get back to the water table underground, instead of being blocked by roads or parking lots. We are using groundwater too fast, worldwide.

9:01AM PST on Mar 2, 2013

thanks

1:37AM PDT on May 11, 2012

I don't know about burning wood chips but everything else sounds great. Hope more cities follow their great example.

10:18AM PDT on May 10, 2012

fingers crossed! X

7:13PM PDT on May 7, 2012

Brilliant...really wish it succeeds!

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