Waste is a design flaw:

Ecosystems recycle materials indefinitely in circular loops, but the human-designed system trashes over 90% of the materials extracted from the earth within six months. The Center for Zero Waste Design helps to develop and implement design strategies within the built environment to help cities achieve zero waste.

Clean Curbs: Design Solutions for Waste Storage in the Street

Clean Curbs: Design Solutions for Waste Storage in the Street

We participated in the AIA New York event this week, alongside DSNY, DOT, Union Square Partnership, Recycle Track Systems, Openbox and Marvel Architects. See write up in Waste Dive, and if you’re interested in learning more, sign up here. ...
The Nature of Cities Festival

The Nature of Cities Festival

Sharing a virtual micro-talk on Designing Urban Biocycles for NYC: Regenerating Urban Soils with Food and Landscape Waste for the Nature of Cities Festival. Developing a plan for NYC organic waste A well designed plan for organic waste is essential ...
Designing for Zero Waste Food Service

Designing for Zero Waste Food Service

Video of the webinar is available for viewing on Center for Architecture website ...