Re-use and recycling are important tools for a society to
use to progress "beyond waste".
The “Beyond Waste” program in
is aimed to
develop strategic plans for properly handling both hazardous and solid wastes.
The concept of moving “beyond waste” is captured in the shared vision
That we can transition to a society that views wastes as inefficient use of resources, and
* Believes that production of most wastes can be eliminated.
Eliminating wastes will contribute to
the environmental, economic and social vitality of Washington State.
Moving beyond waste to re-use and reduction of materials is exactly what
organics recycling is all about. Changing
the concept of “organic waste” to “organic resources” is key to
developing a sustainable and profitable future.
is equipped to help commercial
operations, small businesses, farmers, landscapers, municipalities, and other
governmental agencies implement organics recycling in a sustainable,
product-oriented, profitable way.
project to help integrate efforts to protect the environment, human health
and our state's economic development.