How San Francisco sends less trash to the landfill than any other major U.S. city

San Francisco is aiming to achieve zero waste by 2020. Thanks to the implementation of public policy that made recycling and composting mandatory and a focus on city-wide awareness, however, the Californian city has already been able to divert 80 percent of its waste from landfills. It diverts more waste from landfills than any major city.

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