Zero waste may seem like a lofty goal, but many companies and cities throughout the United States and globally are committed to creating less waste. The average American generates 4.4 pounds of trash every day, summing to more than 1,600 pounds of garbage per year. Zero waste initiatives aim to reduce those numbers. Oakland, CA, San Francisco, and New York City all aim to send substantially less waste to landfills in the coming years. Additionally, businesses like Package Free in Brooklyn, Ikea, and Nestle are determined to reduce their waste footprints.…/zero-waste-package-free-trnd/index.html