This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

December 11, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco, Green, Recycle

The small Japanese town of Kamikatsu has a mission to become the country’s first zero waste city by 2020, and they are already well on their way. Residents meticulously separate their recyclables into 34 different bins, which makes me feel guilty for complaining about the 3 bins at my own city’s collection site. So far, only 20 percent of the city’s trash makes it to landfills while the other 80 percent is responsibly recycled – a far cry from the old tradition of burning their refuse. Read the rest of This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

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