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Our Long-Term Aims

StopWaste uses a set of Aims to inform its long-term direction and strategy, as well as programmatic work and budget development. In December 2020, the Board adopted the below aims and principles, which will be used to set priorities through 2023. 

Long-Term Aims:


Help member agencies and partners develop the additional capacity needed for large-scale community and environmental benefit


Focus resources on strategic interventions where we can support the shift towards a regenerative economy


Hold social and racial equity at the center of our work 


Cultivate a mindset that emphasizes resource efficiency and mindful consumption 


Cultivate collaborative, multi-disciplinary partnerships


Evaluate success based on indicators of economic, social and environmental health