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[GreenYes] Re: Zero Waste helps stop Climate Change

While this result is interesting, it has both been reported several times before by others, and limits itself to only one environmental issue - global climate change.

Rather than only considering one environmental element, I recommend that the examination be broadened to a more holistic approach, such as that used by the BEES system and European studies, and shown on the Internet at

Best wishes for a wonderful 2007,

John Reindl, Recycling Manager
Dane County, WI

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From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address]On Behalf Of Gary Liss
Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 7:18 PM
To: crra_members@no.address; GreenYes@no.address; zwia@no.address
Subject: [GreenYes] Zero Waste helps stop Climate Change

Spread the word...

Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 19:26:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Californians Against Waste Foundation <CAW@no.address>

Reduction <> of Greenhouse Gases in California Through Waste Prevention and Recycling
by Scott Smithline
California Progress Report - Oakland,CA,USA

Ton for ton, recycling reduces more pollution, saves more energy and reduces GHG emissions more than any other solid waste management option. Californians currently throw away millions <> of tons of recyclable materials every year. According to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, over 60 percent of the "garbage" in California landfills can be composted or recycled. Increasing recycling should be California's priority strategy for reducing global warming effects associated with solid waste management...

Scott Smithline joined Californians <> Against Waste as a Policy Analyst in 2003.

Gary Liss 916-652-7850 Fax: 916-652-0485 <>

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