Sustainable Missoula: 2019 is the year of ‘Zero Heroes’

By Jeremy Drake, Community Engagement Manager at Home ReSource.
Originally published in Missoula Current, January 18, 2019.

A lot is happening in our community right now in support of Zero Waste. From Missoula classrooms to the Montana Legislature, people are stepping up as local heroes of the Zero Waste movement.

Who are these heroic individuals? They are school teachers, parents and local business owners. They are grade-schoolers, university students and our elected officials. They are institutions like the Missoula Federal Credit Union, which has committed to aligning its operations with the ZERO by FIFTY goal. They are everyday Missoulians who care about the future and are taking action to make it more sustainable for everyone.

Many of these folks are members of Zero Waste Missoula, a grassroots coalition formed in 2015 to support Missoula’s move toward Zero Waste. The passionate people of this coalition are identifying opportunities and taking action to engage in a number of ways to continue the group’s missionRead the entire article at

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