Zero Waste by 2030: Eliminating Waste to Landfills

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Approved for 1.5 CE Hours
Approved for 1.5 HSW/LU Hours
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What will it take to get to zero waste in New York City? Can we truly reach zero waste?  

Join an in-depth panel discussion with representatives from the NYC Department of Sanitation, the GBCI Zero Waste team, and the Durst Organization. Learn how local initiatives are pushing the city towards its goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030. Discuss challenges that businesses are facing in implementing recycling and waste reduction programs, and explore pathways to success via case studies and best practices.

Start digging in with a preview Q & A with Amy Marpman on our blog.

Amy Marpman
Director of Sustainability, Recycle Track Systems, Inc.

Elizabeth Balkan
Director of Policy and Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation

Stephanie Barger
Director of Market Development, Zero Waste Programs, U.S. Green Building Council

Helena Durst
Chief Administrative Officer, The Durst Organization