Zero Waste

Zero waste is a fresh approach to waste management and the use of resources. It goes beyond the “end-of-the-line” treatment of waste and promotes not only the three “R’s” (reduce, reuse, recycle), but also focuses on a “whole system” approach to the use of resources.

What is Zero Waste?

For Residents


How to be a Smart Consumer

Eco Tips for Students

For Businesses

Contractors and Developers

Restaurants and Food Services


In the Office


Click here to view the “Resolution of Support for Zero Waste Principles” adopted by the City of Irvine.