Working toward a lower-waste Chicago | Zero Waste Chicago

Hi, we're Zero Waste Chicago

We're a grassroots environmental organization on a mission to connect Chicagoans with the resources they need to reduce the amount of trash they make.

 

What is zero waste?

Working toward a lower-waste Chicago | Zero Waste Chicago

Zero waste seeks to minimize the amount of landfill trash we produce through mindful consumerism, composting and recycling, and reducing our reliance on single-use disposable goods. It's not about reaching "zero" - it’s about slowly building better habits. Read more

What is zero waste chicago?

Working toward a lower-waste Chicago | Zero Waste Chicago

Chicago has a waste problem; we're working on fixing it. We're a grassroots, volunteer-run environmental organization that provides resources, education, and consulting to transition Chicago to zero waste. Read more