Below are press releases related to the Zero Waste Zones (ZWZ), beginning with the February 10, 2009 release launching the ZWZ program.

ZERO WASTE ZONES’ SECOND ANNIVERSARY BY COLLABORATIONS WITH THE NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT

23-Feb-2011
Zero Waste Zones celebrate their second anniversary with the announcement of two major national collaborations

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City of Atlanta lends support to Zero Waste Zone

14-Feb-2011
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta Sustainability Director Mandy Mahoney announce the City’s support of and participation in the ZWZ program.

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The Thrill is Gone

31-Aug-2009
Affairs to Remember announces their divorce from landfills.  “The landfill love affair is over at Affairs to Remember Caterers, and the delicious divorce was swift.”  The ZWZ Blog post, Affairs to Remember Gets a Divorce from Landfills, has several pictures and additional information.

The Thrill is Gone The Thrill is Gone (218 KB)


ATLANTA TO LAUNCH SOUTHEAST’S FIRST ZERO WASTE ZONE

03-Feb-2009
The Zero Waste Zone program launched with the downtown convention hotels, conference centers and event venues pledging to meet the ZWZ Criteria in a series of phases.