Is paper really better than plastic? How is your fridge contributing to global food waste? Do biodiesels make sense for a green economy and what is the point of recycling anyway? Using systems and life cycle thinking, TED Speaker Leyla Acaroglu dives into the fascinating world of opportunities that is sustainable design and innovation.
This event was coordinated by Urban Green Council's Emerging Professionals Committee, a dedicated group of young professionals who work to create a network of leaders in the field of sustainability.
6:30 - 7:00 PM Reception & EP Introduction
7:00 - 8:00 PM Presentation
8:00 PM "Mandatory" Networking at Mustang Harry's (7th Avenue, between 29th & 30th Streets)
Founder, Disrupt Design
TED speaker, award winning designer, and sustainability provocateur Leyla Acaroglu explores counterintuitive ideas about what sustainability is and how we can use it to bring about innovative design solutions.