The National Zero Waste Conference is the annual two-day virtual educational and networking event organized by Zero Waste USA and our partners. Zero Waste Business is the focus on Wednesday, November 30 and Zero Waste Communities on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

  • Full Conference: $150
  • ZWUSA and ZWIA Affiliates: $100
  • Students and Advocates: $75
  • Speakers, Sponsors and Volunteers: Complimentary

Conference Topics Include:

  • Circular Economy and Zero Waste
  • Zero Waste and Climate Change
  • Ocean Plastics
  • World Cleanup Day
  • Organics Out of Landfill
  • Zero Waste Hierarchy of Highest and Best Uses
  • Zero Waste Culture Change
  • Zero Waste Lifestyles
  • Reduce, Rethink, Redesign
  • Product Policies
  • Zero Waste Certification
  • Zero Waste Plans
  • Zero Waste for Industry, Business and Institutions
  • Right Sizing Service
  • Contracting Best Practices
  • Market Development and Infrastructure
  • How to Recycle Right
  • Good Green Jobs
  • Social Equity and Workers Dignity
  • Dual vs. Single Stream
  • Save As You Throw