On the Road to Zero Waste :
How can San Jose Achieve Zero Waste for Construction and Demolition?
Achieving zero waste is a common sustainability goal for cities, but is it actually feasible?
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San Jose has shown commitment to Construction and Demolition (C&D) diversion by implementing policies and incentivizing zero waste practices. However, San Jose’s C&D Diversion program has not performed as well as anticipated. As such, this case will examine potential solutions to reduce C&D waste and increase diversion to help San Jose achieve their goal of zero waste.