Waste Burning Certified? Zero Waste Certification Scorecard

United States & Canada - Zero waste -

This publication details eight zero waste certification programs that evaluate businesses’ recovery and disposal practices. The analysis reveals that over 60% of these zero waste certifying programs legitimize businesses and corporations implementing environmentally harmful processes. In addition to looking at waste incineration guidelines, GAIA also measured factors like waste prevention and social justice to evaluate each organization’s standards, creating individual scorecards for each organization in the hopes of inspiring them to reevaluate their standards.