December 2 – Zero Waste Communities

All times listed are in the Pacific Time Zone

8:00 am – Sound and Video Test for Speakers

8:30 am – Welcome/Introductions

8:45 am – “Future of Wasting Less in America”

9:15 am – Zero Waste Community Plans

Topics to be Discussed:

  • Sample Zero Waste Community Plans
  • Model Zero Waste Master Plan
  • How to help your community get started doing Zero Waste Community Plan
  • Policies, Programs and Infrastructure Options for Zero Waste Community Plans
  • Zero Waste USA Zero Waste Community Planning Checklist
  • Zero Waste lifestyles – living the dream

10:15 am – Break in Virtual Exhibit Hall

10:45 am Zero Waste and Climate Change

11:15 am – World Cleanup Day and Plastics in the Oceans

11:30 am – Workers Dignity, Environmental Justice and Community Economic Development

Topics to be Discussed

  • Workers Dignity and Living Wages
  • Equitable Siting of Facilities, Sharing benefits and challenges fairly
  • Managing Resources and converting problems into assets
  • Community Land Trusts to add value to vacant land and properties
  • What NRC, ROs and attendees should do to respond to Black Lives Matter movement

12:45 pm – Virtual Exhibit Hall and One on One connections

2:00 pm – Virtual Happy Hour

3:30 pm – Close for Day

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