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
Greasy, Grimy, Gooey Paper is GOOD for your GREEN cart
Zero Waste Plan Holiday