December 1 – Zero Waste Business

NRC National Zero Waste Virtual Conference Features Zero Waste Businesses

The National Zero Waste Virtual Conference is a three-day educational and networking event organized by the National Recycling Coalition on December 1-3, 2020, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, Zero Waste USA and the Zero Waste International Alliance.

The first day is designed particularly to highlight best practices and issues for Zero Waste businesses. The second day focuses on best practices and issues for Zero Waste communities. The third day is the National Recycling Congress, which focuses on recycling, composting, buy recycled, single-use plastics and product policies.  Topics and confirmed speakers for the Zero Waste Business day are:

Building a Circular Economy with Zero Waste Businesses

  • Joseph Button, Straus Family Creamery
  • Mandi McKay, Sierra Nevada Brewery Company
  • Clare Miflin, AIA, NYC “Zero Waste Design Standards”

Zero Waste for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Facilities

  • Bob Gedert. Past President, NRC (Moderator)
  • Stephanie Barger, U.S. Green Building Council, TRUE Zero Waste 
  • Sue Beets-Atkinson, SBM Services and Chair, GBCI Zero Waste Advisory Council
  • Angela A. Moore, Missouri Historical Society

International Zero Waste Hierarchy of Highest and Best Use

  • Jamie Kaminski, Zero Waste International Alliance

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