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National Zero Waste Conference

National Zero Waste Conference

UC Berkeley – Berkeley, CA

March 18-19, 2020

Registration Information

Event Sponsorship Information

In partnership with:

  • Zero Waste International Alliance
  • Zero Waste USA
  • S. Green Building Council TRUE Zero Waste Program
  • California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA)
  • Northern California Recycling Association (NCRA)
  • Zero Waste Campus Council
  • Cal Zero Waste, UC Berkeley

Plan on joining us to hear from national and international experts on the latest updates and best practices to get to Zero Waste.  The first day is the Recycling Update, organized and presented by NCRA for the last 20+ years.  The NRC has worked with its partners to provide additional speakers on the biggest issues facing the industry today, that will need to be addressed to get to Zero Waste.  This is also part of Zero Waste Week in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Zero Waste Week has been organized since 2013 and includes:

  • Zero Waste Youth Convergence, Saturday/Sunday, March 14-15, 2020
  • Zero Waste USA Zero Waste Associates Certified Training, March 16 and March 20, 2020
  • Zero Waste Tours (organized by NCRA) – Monday, March 16 or Friday, March 20, 2020

Topics That Will Be Covered Include:

  • Circular Economy & Zero Waste
  • Zero Waste & Climate Change
  • Plastics in the Oceans
  • World Cleanup Day
  • 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
  • Best Practices in Contracting
  • Recycling Market Development and Infrastructure
  • How to Recycle Right
  • Recycling Jobs
  • Social Equity & Workers Dignity
  • Dual vs. Single Stream
  • Save as you Throw
  • Organics and Zero Waste

Questions? Contact [email protected], 303-907-8609