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ENVISION A WORLD WITHOUT WASTE
National Zero Waste Virtual Conference - December 8 and 9, 2021
Zero Waste is one of the fastest, most efficient, and lowest cost ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Join us in December as we navigate a more sustainable future.
Zero Waste USA and the National Recycling Coalition present the second annual National Zero Waste Conference:
Day 1 – December 8th will focus on Businesses - best practices, case studies and hot topics
Day 2 – December 9th will focus on Communities - the journey to Zero Waste, challenges and opportunities
Keynote speakers will address the impacts of wasting and the solutions that are driving change:
Yvette Arellano, Founder of Fenceline Watch, How Latinx and Low-Income Communities are Paying the Costs of Plastic Pollution
Nina Bellucci Butler, CEO of Stina Inc, Transitioning from Business as Usual
Dr. Paul Connett, Author of The Zero Waste Solution, International Zero Waste Advocate and former Chemistry Professor, Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time.
Mary Curtiss, Global Head of Sustainability, Renewable Energy and EHS Programs, HP, Inc., Across the Value Chain - Circularity at HP
Climbing the Zero Waste Hierarchy to Highest and Best Use * Do Circular Products Make a Zero Waste Economy? * Producer Responsibility: Does It Work? * Recycling is Infrastructure * Measuring What Matters * Becoming a Zero Waste Community * Preventing Plastic Pollution on the Planet * Fast Fashion Impacts * Compostable Organics Out of Landfill Now! * Composition Trends * Emergency Response
More about Zero Waste USA and the National Recycling Coalition
Zero Waste USA is a national nonprofit formed in 1996 to inspire communities to embrace and achieve Zero Waste. Zero Waste USA is a National Affiliate of the Zero Waste International Alliance which works to drive systemic change towards Zero Waste using environmental and social justice principles. [...]
The National Recycling Coalition is a nonprofit organization focused on promoting and enhancing recycling in the United States. With over 6,000 members, the NRC network spans waste reduction, reuse, recycling and Zero Waste. And with a movement of passionate partners and members behind us, we are leading recycling to new heights, while helping create an environmentally sustainable economy. [...]
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Portia Sinnott, Registrar
National Zero Waste Virtual Conference (NZWC)