Gallery: Top 6 Recycling and Reuse Initiatives from Around the Globe

Despite news that San Francisco already diverts over 72% of its waste from landfills thanks to rigorous recycling efforts, the city committed to cutting down on trash even more by setting up the country’s first mandatory composting law. Mayor Newsom signed the nation’s first mandatory composting law back in June 2009, and now San Francisco residents are familiar with the green bins that have popped up across the city.

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