Zero Waste is a design principle that places ultimate responsibility
for product waste with the producer. Consumers must take responsibility
for ensuring that used products are returned to recovery systems.
Communities have an important role to play in ensuring that
community-generated organics (food scraps, yard trimmings) are
composted and returned safely back into the environment.
should you recycle? Answers are here. You'll also find
articles on how to set up recycling, a number of good
books to read, links to state recycling organizations
and a several articles on the sorry state of plastics
Food Scraps and Yard Trimmings)