Monthly Global Calls

ZWIA President Rick Anthony leads monthly calls on the third Friday of the month. The English language call is at 11am Pacific Standard Time followed by a Spanish call at 12pm PST. For call-in details, join our Announcements List.

Declaration of Zero Waste

Sign the Zero Waste Declaration

We would like to persuade Organizations and individuals to sign on to the Declaration of Zero Waste. There are two buttons above that lead to the Zero Waste Declaration in both English and Spanish. Once you’ve read it, please feel free to sign the declaration!


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Zero Waste Hierarchy - old version 2013

Zero Waste International Alliance adopts Zero Waste Hierarchy

The Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) adopted the first ever Zero Waste Hierarchy of Highest and Best Uses at its Board of Directors meeting on March 20, 2013 as part of Zero Waste Week in Berkeley, CA.  Richard Anthony, President of ZWIA said, “The Zero Waste Hierarchy is a higher standard than the Pollution Prevention Hierarchy because …

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