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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) Colorado
Source Eco-Cycle Solutions Hub
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development
In 2006, Boulder’s City Council passed a Zero Waste ordinance and committed to a waste diversion rate of 85% by 2025. Upon adopting curbside recycling and composting programs, in 2014, the city of Boulder saw a significant increase in the amount of waste diverted from landfills. Despite...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) Virginia
Source Eco-Cycle Solutions Hub
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development
Arlington, Virginia has been long hailed as a leader in environmental initiatives and in 2015, the county became the first in Virginia to pass a Zero Waste resolution. While Arlington already recycles nearly 47% of trash, the county’s strong commitment to the environment, coupled...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2020
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States
Source Government Finance Officers Association
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
COVID-19 has forced employees and also forced organizations to rethink business processes that require access to the office or involve large amounts of paper. Governments have an opportunity to eliminate or rethink paper-based business processes to operate effectively under current...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source San Diego City Council
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Public Spaces, Energy
This ordinance requires all San Diego residents, residential facilities, and commercial facilities that receive curbside recycling collection or solid waste collection services from the City to participate in the City's curbside recycling program. They are required to separate recyclable...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 1997
Level City or Town
State(s) Pennsylvania
Source Wayne City Council
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Public Spaces
The ordinance prevents any corporation from doing business in the township if it has three environmental regulation violations over the past fifteen years. Corporations applying for permits or permission from the township are required to furnish compliance histories if the township...

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