subarufactory-graphic.jpgAt Yellowstone National Park, the soda cups and white utensils are made of plant-based plastics that dissolve magically when heated for more than a few minutes.

At Ecco, a popular restaurant in Atlanta, uneaten morsels are dumped into five-gallon pails and taken to a compost heap out back.

And at eight of its North American plants, Honda is recycling so diligently that the factories have gotten rid of their trash Dumpsters altogether.

Across the nation, an antigarbage strategy known as “zero waste” is moving from the fringes to the mainstream, taking hold in school cafeterias, national parks, restaurants, stadiums and corporations.

(Continue reading at New York Times)

Thanks to Priscilla in France, for sending the link!

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