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3. Require a set-aside of at least 25% of all City organics collection and processing contracts for
local small businesses and nonprofit agencies.
4. Provide adequate funding through rates, bonds or public financing to support Zero Waste
policies and programs. Provide technical expertise and assistance to frontline communities to
implement Zero Waste policies and programs. City Zero Waste jobs and/or jobs contracted by the
City need to pay prevailing wages, protect workers’ rights to organize, guarantee workplace
protections against wage theft and sexual harassment, provide healthcare benefits and hire local
workers. City Zero Waste jobs and/or jobs contracted by the City need to guarantee householdsustaining wages, family and medical leave, paid sick leave, vacations and retirement security to ALL
City of Baltimore workers. Develop a ‘just transition strategy’ for workers whose jobs are lost as a
result of closing landfills and waste incinerators.
Baltimore’s Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste