Plastic Waste Reduction

Collaborate With Your Town/City Committees on Plastic Waste Reduction Measures

Identify Relevant Committees

Step 1. Identify relevant committees: Parks and Recreation, Conservation, Trails, Agricultural, Sustainability, Solid Waste

Review Master Plan

Step 2. Review sustainability goals in your municipal Master Plan

Attend a Meeting

Step 3. Attend a meeting of the group(s) most likely to engage in plastic waste reduction measures.

  • Review existing purchasing policies

  • Provide alternatives for food service items, waste cans, park benches

  • Discuss community level opportunities for plastic waste reduction like ‘Beyond the Bin’ collection events and education programs

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