GAIA Zero Waste MasterPlan - Flipbook - Page 16
16 The Zero Waste Masterplan
C H A PTER
Laying a Solid Foundation
Communities around the world have embraced the goal of zero waste. In this chapter, we discuss
how to get started building a constituency for zero waste and walk through the process of
developing and implementing a zero waste plan.
ZERO WASTE COMMUNITY PLANNING
Zero waste community planning is similar to other types of planning (e.g. developing plans for
transportation, community development, or water resources). It includes steps for analyzing the
current situation, identifying and evaluating options, and selecting the preferred options. While
the planning process can vary from community to community, the steps below are necessary to
create a fully developed plan that meets the needs of the city and its residents.