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- n. an international alliance involving many different countries
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The international organization GAIA Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives lays out nine core components of Zero Waste programs, which can be tailored and added to for different settings, from schools to neighborhoods to whole states or countries: 1. Reducing consumption and discards 2. Reusing discards 3. Extended producer responsibility 4. Comprehensive recycling 5. Comprehensive composting or biodigestion of organic materials 6. Citizen participation 7. A ban on waste incineration 8. Improving product design upstream to eliminate toxics and instead design for durability and repair 9. Effective policies, regulations, incentives, and financing structures to support these systems135
Are you familiar with Dress for Success, an international organization that collects and distributes your no-longer-needed business suits to lower-income women reentering the workforce?
The GATT was a complicated treaty set up to reduce national barriers to trade; in 1995 it was replaced by the international organization known as the World Trade Organization WTO, which has even broader-reaching powers.