Fwd: 12th Zero Waste International Dialogue & Introduction to Zero Waste Course -- in San Francisco!

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Gary Liss

Mar 26, 2024, 7:12:56 PMMar 26
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Hope you can make it to San Francisco for the 1st Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) International Dialogue in the U.S. in over 11 years!


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From: Linda Christopher <lindachr...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Mar 21, 2024 at 2:23 PM
Subject: 12th Zero Waste International Dialogue & Introduction to Zero Waste Course -- in San Francisco!
To: Gary Liss <garyli...@gmail.com>

The Zero Waste International Dialogue will be held in San Francisco on April 4th and 5th as part of the Zero Waste Forum —  a week of events held in conjunction with International Zero Waste Day. This is a recognized Zero Waste Event by the United Nations. 

Keynote Speakers: 
Dr. Zeynep CelikelUnited Nations, Advisor in Human Rights & Humanitarian Team in the Office of the President of the 77th session of the General Assembly,

Crystal DreisbachCEO of Upstream,  Expanding the Reuse and Circular Economy,
Katie PatrickEnvironmental Engineer & Designer, How to Use Behavior & Gamification Design to Create Rapid Environmental Change,

Denaya ShorterSenior Director of GAIA (Global Alternatives to Incinerators Alliance) for the US & Canada

The Forum will take a deep dive into the following topics:  
  * The Science and Psychology of Environmental Behavior and Applying it to Zero Waste
  * Past, Present, and New Ideologies and Techniques to Address Plastic Pollution
  * Scaling Reuse Infrastructure & Expanding the Reuse Economy for a World Without Single-Use
  * Transformative Zero Waste Programs
  * Waste Colonialism and the Call for Equitable Zero Waste Solutions

Are you tired of Zoom? Speakers are in-person, on-site! An affordable online/hybrid option is available for out-of-town attendees. This is the first Zero Waste International Alliance International Dialogue held in the US in 11 years! Please consider attending — it will not be back anytime soon. 

For more information about the Zero Waste Forum, including the International Dialogue, Zero Waste Fest, tours, and more, click here or visit ZeroWasteForum.org.

P.S. Don't forget the Introduction to Zero Waste course held on Wednesday, April 3 before the International Dialogue. This class, offered by Zero Waste USA, is the prerequisite to becoming a certified Zero Waste Associate. Register here.

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