Definition of zero–waste
: generating little or no waste a zero-waste event zero-waste manufacturing
zero wastenoun The creative waste management strategy of “zero waste” is a combination of community and industrial responsibility that includes deconstruction in spite of demolition, composting to keep odorous organic waste out of landfills, recycling, and a screening facility to allow more separation and reuse of waste rather than incineration. — Aimee Dolloff
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