Cities Look to 'Zero Waste' Plans, Material Bans to Reach Sustainability Goals

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Cities Look to 'Zero Waste' Plans, Material Bans to Reach Sustainability Goals

by Katie Pyzyk

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A recent report from @NRGEnergy found that tackling #energy #sustainability is a significant challenge, though cities of all sizes can do it by first assessing their unique resources and strengths http://bit.ly/2IcyZER via @smartcitiesdive @_PyintheSky #smartcities #SDGs
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:15am

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Smart cities’ roads to greater sustainability are long and sometimes difficult to navigate. Successful plans tend to involve pursuing sustainability from a number of fronts simultaneously, which further complicates the issue.

A recent report from NRG Energy found that tackling energy sustainability is a significant challenge, though cities of all sizes can do it by first assessing their unique resources and strengths. Energy is far from the only factor cities consider when addressing sustainability, though. Cities' waste streams, and whether or not to ban controversial items like foam and single-use plastic bags, are another.

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Keywords: Sustainable Development Goals | Climate Action | Energy | NRG Energy | Renewable Energy | Research, Reports & Publications | Sustainability | Sustainable Cities and Communities | smart cities dive | zero waste

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