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Zero Waste by 2030: Eliminating Waste to Landfills

GBCI: 0920012055

Learn how local initiatives are pushing the city towards its goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030.
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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 U.S. Zero Waste Business Council, 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.

Objectives

  1. Describe challenges NYC businesses face in achieving zero waste and what The Durst Organization has done as a leader in this area.
  2. Identify regulations New York City is implementing to reach its goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030.
  3. Define the US Zero Waste Business Council’s role in zero waste by 2030 through case studies of best practices, including examples of businesses that have gone through zero waste certification.
  4. Explain New York City efforts and infrastructure challenges, such as lack of food waste processing facilities.
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Created by

Urban Green Council
New York, NY
United States

Leaders

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