Explore the following efforts to support the City's long term goal of achieving zero waste:
The Waste Characterization Study details the quantity, sources and composition of the city’s waste stream. The Waste Diversion Study measures the city’s current diversion rate and estimated our maximum reasonably achievable diversion rate.
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