Attend a digital or in-person neighborhood assembly to assist form the way forward for town’s efforts to enhance recycling and composting applications whereas decreasing landfill waste.
We’re on the lookout for concepts and enter from the neighborhood. This might embody recommendations for creating extra locations for compost or recycling, implementing applications to reuse and restore gadgets, and including extra places for hazardous waste drop-off.
Your actions can assist Berkeley get nearer to zero landfill waste. Cut back the quantity you purchase or store secondhand. Select native, reusable gadgets with minimal packaging. By making aware modifications in your client selections, you possibly can assist cut back waste and contribute to a more healthy setting.
Conferences: In-person on Oct 18; on-line on Oct 19
Be part of to take heed to what folks stated within the spring survey and workshops. Additionally, you will see a draft of the plan’s guiding rules, and talk about new concepts for insurance policies, applications, and infrastructure in Berkeley.
For disability-related lodging or interpreter services, contact the Incapacity Companies Specialist at (510) 981-6418 (v) or, through TDD/TTY at (510) 981-6347 no less than three enterprise days earlier than the assembly.
Decreasing landfill waste in Berkeley
The Metropolis of Berkeley is growing the Zero Waste Strategic Plan to assist obtain our imaginative and prescient of zero waste despatched to landfills. Share your enter on this course of to make sure that the plan aligns along with your wants.
You can begin making a distinction in decreasing waste right now. Store properly by shopping for solely what you want and shopping for native or second-hand gadgets when potential. Select long-lasting merchandise that which are repairable and keep away from single-use or disposable gadgets. Carry your reusable containers and luggage to cut back waste.
Comply with finest practices to accurately recycle and compost your gadgets. Put your recyclable gadgets instantly within the can somewhat than bagging them, as plastic luggage should not recyclable. Compost meals scraps as a substitute of discarding them within the trash. Your actions can have a significant influence.
Be part of us in shaping the Zero Waste Strategic Plan by taking part within the upcoming neighborhood conferences on October 18 or 19.