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23 Cities to Avoid Disposal of 87 Million Tonnes of Waste by 2030

23 Cities to Avoid Disposal of 87 Million Tonnes of Waste by 2030

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Aug 2018 7:19 AM GMT

New York: Twenty-three pioneering cities and regions have committed to significantly cut the amount of waste they generate, accelerating them on the path toward zero waste. By signing C40’s Advancing Towards Zero Waste Declaration on Tuesday, these cities and regions have pledged to cut the amount of waste generated by each citizen 15 percent by 2030, reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and incineration by 50 percent and increase the diversion rate to 70 percent by 2030. This bold commitment announced in the run-up to the Global Climate Action Summit going to be held in San Francisco from September 12-14. The signatory cities and regions to the zero waste declaration include Auckland, Catalonia, Copenhagen, Dubai, London, Milan, Montreal, Navarra, New York City, Newburyport, Paris, Philadelphia, Portland, Rotterdam, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Sydney, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington D.C. (IANS)

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