Zero Waste Capital District

A volunteer coalition educating the public on sustainable waste management 

Zero Waste Capital District is a not-for-profit organization in New York State's Capital Region (Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady counties and beyond) focused on education and outreach about the importance of reducing waste.  

This website contains resources, ideas and information on important ways to reduce waste, protect our environment and health, and lower our carbon footprint.  You will find information on:

-Find the most up-to-date listings of environmental events at the Capital Region All Green Calendar

-Check out the latest plastics news and info at

-Find out why reducing food waste is the 3rd most important thing we can do to address climate change at Project Drawdown

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