Striving for Zero Waste at Colleges & Universities by U.S. Green Building Council November 6, Allston, MA

  • 6 November 2017
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Location : The Harvard Ed Portal, Harvard University, 224 Western Ave., Allston, MA, 02134, United States
Striving for Zero Waste at Colleges & Universities by U.S. Green Building Council November 6, Allston, MA
Event Description

Organized by the Zero Waste College and University Technical Committee (ZWCUTC) of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), this workshop will showcase zero waste practices and strategies to take waste reduction to the next level on the university or college campus.

Best practices from different entities across the U.S. will be presented along with opportunities for interaction among individuals with different backgrounds, knowledge, and experience in practices and topics relating to zero waste.

Included in the workshop is a walking tour of zero waste practices at Harvard University.

Preliminary agenda:

• Introduction- Rob Gogan, Harvard University and Karyn Kaplan, University of Oregon
• Strategies to Finance Zero Waste Programs- Katherine Walsh, Boston Public Schools; Sharon Daraphonhdeth, University of California Berkeley; Lin King, University of California Berkeley
• Local Collegiate Zero Waste Efforts (TBD)
• Hot Topic: Move Out Day- Chris Kane, PLAN and Mark Lennon, Institutional Recycling Network
• Recyclemania- Jennifer Hobson, University of Texas at Austin
• TRUE Zero Waste Certification- Ryan Peterson, Berkeley Haas Business School and Mike Carey, Orange Coast College
• Student Lightning Round- presentations from students on Climate Change & Zero Waste, recycled plastic 3D printing, and more

$30 – $75

  • Event type
    • Annual Meeting/Event

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