New York Zero Waste Association

The New York Zero Waste Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and educating individuals, businesses, and communities on the principles of zero waste living. We believe that by reducing the amount of waste we produce, we can conserve resources, protect the environment, and create a more sustainable future for all. Our goal is to work towards a future where New York City is a leader in the zero waste movement, where all residents have access to the resources and knowledge necessary to live a zero waste lifestyle. Join us in our mission to create a cleaner, greener New York City. Together, we can make a difference

 

Zero Waste CA

“To empower individuals, businesses, and communities in New York City to reduce waste and promote sustainability through education, advocacy, and collective action.”

 

 

Businesses can help promote the principles of zero waste and support the mission of the New York Zero Waste Association in several ways:

  • Implementing waste reduction practices in their operations, such as recycling and composting programs, reducing packaging, and promoting the use of reusable items.
  • Partnering with the NYZWA to educate employees and customers about zero waste living and encouraging them to adopt similar practices in their own lives.
  • Supporting the NYZWA’s efforts through financial contributions or in-kind donations.
  • Advocating for zero waste policies at the local and state level, such as extended producer responsibility laws and regulations that encourage waste reduction and recycling.
  • Incorporating sustainable practices in their overall business strategy and becoming a leader in the zero waste movement.

By taking these actions, businesses can help create a cleaner and greener New York City and demonstrate their commitment to sustainability.

    New York Zero Waste MissionĀ 

    Our mission at the New York Zero Waste Association (NYZWA) is to empower individuals, businesses, and communities in New York City to reduce waste and promote sustainability through education, advocacy, and collective action. We strive to create a cleaner, greener New York City by promoting zero waste living, which includes reducing the amount of waste we produce, conserving resources, protecting the environment, and creating a more sustainable future for all. We believe that by working together, we can make a difference and create a more sustainable future for New York City.

    Our Vision

    Our vision at the New York Zero Waste Association (NYZWA) is to create a New York City where all residents have access to the resources and knowledge necessary to live a zero waste lifestyle. We envision a city where waste reduction and sustainability are embedded in the culture and where businesses, government and individuals are working together to create a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable future. We see a city where waste is minimized, resources are conserved and the environment is protected, resulting in a healthier and more equitable community for all. We strive to make this vision a reality through our efforts in education, advocacy, and collective action.

    Who Can Help?

    Individuals, businesses, and communities can all help support the mission and vision of the New York Zero Waste Association (NYZWA) in different ways.

    Individuals can help by:
    -Reducing, reusing, and recycling waste in their own lives
    -Educating themselves and others about zero waste living
    -Supporting NYZWA through membership or financial contributions
    -Advocating for zero waste policies

    Businesses can help by:
    -Implementing waste reduction practices in their operations
    -Partnering with NYZWA to educate employees and customers about zero waste living
    -Supporting NYZWA through financial contributions or in-kind donations
    -Advocate for zero waste policies
    -Incorporating sustainable practices in their overall business strategy

     

    Communities can help by:
    -Educating themselves and others about zero waste living
    -Supporting zero waste policies and initiatives
    -Working with NYZWA to develop and implement community-wide waste reduction programs
    -Advocating for zero waste policies and regulations
    -Creating a culture of sustainability and zero waste living

    By working together, individuals, businesses, and communities can help support the mission and vision of the NYZWA and create a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable New York City.

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