Seattle trash heads for the landfill.
Some forward-looking cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle are working with the private sector to reduce the negative impact of landfills and to cut costs by aiming for what's called zero waste. It's a stretch target, but getting anywhere near it would be a big improvement over the status quo. The national average for recycling is only 35%.
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