Check out some of the projects Zero Waste Palo Alto is working on to help create solutions. 

Attempting to eliminate waste is an ambitious goal. It significantly changes how we manage resources and design products. A Zero Waste future requires innovative yet fiscally responsible solutions.  This section provides information on the various projects the City is implementing to help our community to reduce waste, conserve resources and prevent pollution.

""Deconstruction & Construction Materials Management Ordinance - Effective July 1, 2020
""Disposable Foodware Ordinance  
""Be Recycle-Ready - Place only empty recyclable items in your blue recycle container 
""ReFuel Your Fun - Reusable Propane Cylinders
""Recycling and Composting Ordinance
""Residential Food Scraps Composting Collection
""Refuse Rates
""Greasy, Grimy, Gooey Paper is GOOD for your GREEN cart
""Zero Waste Plan Holiday