Mobile App

Zero

Waste

App

Constellation | Myra Khan

Plastic Bag in Ocean

What is Zero Waste

The simple answer: We aim to send nothing to a landfill.

 

We reduce what we need, reuse as much as we can, send little to be recycled, and compost what we cannot. 

The less simple answer: It’s really about redefining the system. We currently live in a linear economy where we take resources from the earth and then dump them in a giant hole in the ground.

 

The goal of zero waste is to move to a circular economy where we write trash out of existence.

 

The circular economy mimics nature in that there is no trash in nature.

Instead of discarding resources, we create a system where all resources can be resumed fully back into the system.

Image by Brian Yurasits

Are you a developer, designer, computer engineer, or even a student studying one of those fields?

 

The Zero Waste App project is looking for help developing the app. Let them know you're interested!

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