Waste Industry’s Impact on Climate Change

According to the EPA, the waste industry accounted for just 2% of the greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. in 2018. But that’s not the whole picture because the only emissions sources included are landfills, wastewater treatment, and composting. In her Waste Watch feature, in Waste Today, GBB Project Manager Corinne Rico paints a more complete picture and challenges industry players to take a full-cost accounting approach to capture the true impact of the industry on climate change.

Read her column on Waste Today’s website: Our Industry’s True Impact on Climate Change

Corinne Rico - The Waste Industry's True Impact on Climate Change