Publication Summary

Serving Diverse Populations With Recycling: A Model for Local Government Recycling and Waste Reduction (310-2002-0013)




Local Assistance
Waste Prevention/Reduction

Case study

Outlines how communities can overcome barriers to serving diverse populations with recycling programs and encourage more recycling among diverse constituents. Includes case studies of programs in El Monte, Monterey Park, San Jose, San Francisco, and Sunnyvale. One of 24 studies showcasing successful recycling and waste reduction programs developed by local and regional government to achieve California's 50 percent waste diversion goals. The studies were developed with the support of the California Integrated Waste Management Board.