INCINERATION AND LANDFILLS,
RECYCLING AND ZERO WASTE
As You Sow
AYS launched the Corporate Social Responsibility Program (CSRP) to use shareholder advocacy to promote sustainability, including a campaign to increase bottle recycling.
Basel Action Network
BAN works to prevent the globalization of the toxic chemical crisis. We work in opposition to toxic trade in toxic wastes, toxic products and toxic technologies, that are exported from rich to poorer countries.
Catalog Choice helps you eliminate unwanted catalogs you receive and save natural resources
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Californians Against Waste
CAW is dedicated to conserving resources, preventing pollution and protecting California’s environment through the development, promotion and implementation of waste reduction and recycling policies and programs.
California Resource Recovery Association
CRRA is dedicated to promoting waste reduction, reuse, recycling, pollution prevention, and composting.
Electronics TakeBack Coalition
The goal of the Electronics TakeBack Coalition is to protect the health and well being of electronics users, workers, and the communities where electronics are produced and discarded by requiring consumer electronics manufacturers and brand owners to take full responsibility for the life cycle of their products, through effective public policy requirements or enforceable agreements.
Ecology Center (Berkeley)
The Ecology Center provides information, tools, technical assistance, referrals, political strategies, and models for sustainable living. They address the public need for non-commercial information about ecologically-sensitive practices and the numerous toxic threats to society and the environment.
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Defense Fund partners with businesses, governments and communities to find practical environmental solutions.
Environmental Paper Network
The Environmental Paper Network is a diverse group of environmental organizations joined together to support socially and environmentally sustainable transformations within the pulp and paper industry.
Forest Ethics Catalog Campaign
The Forest Ethics Catalog Campaign works to promote the use of environmentally sound paper use practices by the producers of America’s magazines.
The Freecycle Network is made up of 4,167 groups with 4,081,000 members across the globe. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.
GAIA (Global Anti-Incineration Alliance)
GAIA is a worldwide alliance of non-profit organizations and individuals who recognize that our planet’s finite resources, fragile biosphere and the health of people and other living beings are endangered by polluting and inefficient production practices and health-threatening disposal methods.
Grassroots Recycling Network
The Grassroots Recycling Network is a national network of waste reduction activists and recycling professionals who set ambitious standards for Zero Waste goals and policies.
Greenaction mobilizes community power to win victories that change government and corporate policies and practices to protect health and to promote environmental justice.
Institute for Local Self Reliance
The Institute for Local Self Reliance works to provide the conceptual framework, strategies and information to aid the creation of ecologically sound and economically equitable communities.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an environmental action organization that uses law, science and the support of 1.2 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
Recycled Paper Coalition
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The Recycled Paper Coalition is a consortium of major paper users- including businesses, conservation groups, nonprofits and public entities- that aims to reduce waste by purchasing environmentally preferable paper products, maximizing the efficient use of paper and stimulating a demand for recycled paper products.
Recycled Products Purchasing Cooperative
The Recycled Products Purchasing Cooperative provides recycled copy paper at prices competitive with non-recycled counterparts.
Resource Renewal Institute
The Resource Renewal Institute promotes innovative, long-term and comprehensive green plans worldwide.
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ReThink Paper attempts to shift current industry practices by providing an accurate and comprehensive overview of ecological paper options and education the end-user about paper-use reduction.
Sierra Club’s National Zero Waste Committee
The Sierra Club’s National Zero Waste Committee aims to lead the transition from traditional end-of-pipe waste “diversion” programs provided by local governments to “cradle to cradle” recycling systems designed, financed, and managed by producers, in order to drive improvements in product design, stimulate local economies and reduce climate change impacts of transportation- and energy-intensive product chains.
Zero Waste International Alliance
The Zero Waste International Alliance is working towards a world without waste through public education and practical application of Zero Waste principles.