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Unacceptable

Definition

According to Zero Waste policies, it is unacceptable to support policies and systems that encourage the destructive disposal of organics and/or the destruction of recyclables.

Unacceptable Practices

  • Don’t support policies and systems that encourage the destructive disposal of organics and/or the destruction of recyclables
  • Don’t support energy and destructive disposal systems that are dependent upon the continued production of discards
  • Don’t allow the incineration of discards
  • Don’t allow toxic residuals into consumer products or building materials

Guiding Questions

  • What systems and policies encourage wasting and should not occur?
  • How can we help our local, provincial, and federal government to change policies in the favour of the environment?