Just Transition Framework

From burning, burying and extraction to healthy, clean and stable communities

Residents and workers are leading the way towards a transition to zero waste with new infrastructure that regenerates our environment and local economies. Decades of extraction, wasting, burning and burying make this transition long overdue – now is the time. We have developed a framework to help guide and focus the diverse work needed to move closer to our shared vision.

  • Establish a “Just Transition for Zero Waste Fund” to develop new community-owned compost, recycling, deconstruction and reuse infrastructure
  • End subsidies for the incinerators and landfills we are transitioning away from
  • Build and strengthen local end markets for compost and recycled commodities
  • Establish protections for sanitation workers as we transition from outdated technologies to current approaches
  • Create relief funds for the communities that have hosted toxic waste infrastructure for decades

If you are working on a piece of Baltimore’s Just Transition to Zero Waste, we would love to hear from you!

For more information, please read the full Zero Waste Plan at the link below.

Need Housing?

Start now by filling out our Housing Application Form. We will follow up with you and do our best to support you in your journey.

Our Newsletter

Always stay up-to-date.
Join our Newsletter.