TRUE Zero Waste and Circular Economy Training Series: Zero Waste Purchasing and Upstream Management, August 6, 9:30 am, Los Angeles CA

  • 6 August 2020
  • Start time : 09:30 AM
  • End time : 11:00 AM
  • Event Host : USGBC-LA
  • Event Location : Metro Headquarters, 1 Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Zero Waste Purchasing and Upstream Management
Event Description

This Session will cover:

  • Challenges of moving a zero waste vision upstream

  • Create Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP) policy 

  • Identify EPP items in purchasing catalogs 

  • Track purchase of environmentally preferred products 

  • Work with vendors to eliminate non-recyclable packaging 

  • Request vendors redesign products for reuse and recycling

In this series of courses you explore how businesses can create value by striving for zero waste, seeing products and materials as cycles, the role of creative solutions, and how you can contribute to make the transition to a Circular Economy.

You will learn to re-think the economic system you experience every day; act on it and become a leader in this major paradigm shift. You will shape a more circular future, together with our network.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC-LA
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Denise Braun, CEO All About Waste
      Ryan McMullan, CEO Lean Green Way
  • Sponsors
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
      Southern California EDISON
  • Logistics / Parking
    • On site parking available for $8
  • Event type
    • Training

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