Behind the Plan to Bring San Francisco to Zero Waste (Video)

We've been avidly covering San Francisco's recent green blitz -- it banned plastic bags, successfully mandated composting, and passed ordinances that will help the city move towards becoming 'zero waste' in a matter of years. If it gets there, Melanie Nutter, director of the San Francisco Office of the Environment, will be a big part of the reason why. I grabbed her for a brief interview after she spoke about her city's successes at the Garrison Institute's Climate, Cities, and Behavior conference -- she explained San Francisco's ambitious green plans, and why they're working so well. The video interview continues below:
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