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April 10, 2019
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In today’s world, every city wants to be cleaner, greener, and more sustainable. The path to this goal starts at the most basic level—the management of a city’s waste and recycling in a timely and efficient manner. This is one of the core functions of a well-run city.

Beyond 34 Webinar--Waste Audits: What Gets Measured, Gets Managed

On average in the United States, there is a daily generation of 719,000 tons of municipal solid waste that is flowing through communities and businesses. It is difficult for businesses and communities to track progress or know how to improve when it comes to waste management if they are not measuring what materials they have and where the materials are going.

Beyond 34 Orlando Region Recycling Leaders Meeting

This meeting will continue to build on the in-person meetings, research, and efforts that have taken place as part of the Beyond 34 effort in the Orlando Region. The goal of Beyond 34 is to activate innovative local stakeholder collaboration to increase local recycling rates and for Orlando to be a model city of circularity and waste minimization that others can emulate. 

During this meeting, we will:

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