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fold environmental costs into recycling by regulating that businesses have to offer recycle the products they sell.


Description

Summary

recycling is inefficient. govt is selling out of it.  so make it more local to the businesses making money off the waste.


Is this proposal for a practice or a project?

Practice


What actions do you propose?

i started a petitionhttp://chng.it/bxgg29y2ZJ

govt needs to come out with policy

business then conforms


Who will take these actions?

citizens sign the petition, govt implements, business respond and reduce waste and make recycling better, citizens bring their waste to the businesses it came from


Where will these actions be taken?

worldwide


In addition, specify the country or countries where these actions will be taken.

United States


Country 2

China


Country 3

India


Country 4

United Kingdom


Country 5

No country selected


Impact/Benefits


What impact will these actions have on greenhouse gas emissions and/or adapting to climate change?

reduce waste and make waste management more efficient by making recycling easier as well as more complete. reduce and recycle from the 3 r's.  shorten the waste loop


What are other key benefits?

all of nature benefits because waste is integrated into the system from the start. less product produced, less waste produced.


Costs/Challenges


What are the proposal’s projected costs?

higher upfront investment by businesses, higher upfront cost to consumers.


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