Zero Waste Guide
Zero Waste Resources for Washington DC
Are you on a zero waste journey? We’ve gathered local zero waste programs, businesses, and resources to help you along the way. Are we missing one of your favorite organizations? Contact us here.
Zero Waste Programs
There are programs available to get you involved with your community.
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Shopping from a grocery store that offers you an array of choices and helps you reduce waste is a win-win. Here are some zero waste grocery stores near you.
Mom’s Organic’s purpose is to protect and restore the environment. They offer bulk options in all stores to reduce plastic waste and operate recycling centers within each store to collect food waste, textile waste, shoes, glasses, and much more to reduce waste within the community.
Zero Waste Restaurants
There are so many restaurants to choose from, and many of them implement sustainable practices. We’ve rounded up our favorite zero waste restaurants here.
RASA Grill is a fast casual Indian Restaurant in the DC area. Part of their commitment to sustainability is to source fruits and vegetables that would have otherwise been wasted to be used in their recipes.
Equinox Restaurant is committed to finding solutions for eliminating waste within their restaurant. Equinox hosts zero waste dinners for their diners by implementing food scraps within their menu and also training their staff to properly separate materials within the kitchen so diverting waste from landfill is made possible.
Zero Waste Events
Whether in-person or online, zero waste events are available. Check out what is coming up.
Compost Drop Off Sites
Help keep the 80 billion pounds of food thrown away each year out of landfill by dropping off at one of these compost locations.