Zero Waste Sonoma County and the Sonoma County Conservation Council present
Turning the Tide on Waste
Landfill Issues and Zero Waste Communities Workshop
Saturday, March 6, 2010, 1 – 4pm, $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Sebastopol Veterans’ Auditorium, 282 South High Street, Sebastopol
To register, please send a note to email@example.com
(This workshop is followed by the Sonoma County Environmental Awards Dinner, 5:30-9pm, Tickets $40, after 2/21: $50. Reservations: www.envirocentersoco.org/dinner)
Decision Makers, Activists and Concerned Citizens:
Are you interested in learning how Sonoma County could divert more and landfill less?
Would you like to hear local professionals report on California counties and cites who are moving toward Zero Waste?
Topics & Speakers
(Ten minutes each, followed by a facilitated group discussion)
Our Nation’s Number One Product is Now Waste – Dr. Jane E. Nielson, Geologist and Author, The American West At Risk
What Is Zero Waste? – Linda Christopher, Grass Roots Recycling Network
Mandatory Recycling & Maximizing Diversion – Kevin Drew, The San Francisco Zero Waste Program
Diverting Organics Means More Than Composting– Will Bakx, Sonoma Compost Company
Mandatory Commercial Recycling Coming Soon– Leslie Lukacs, L2 Environmental
Resource Recovery Parks – Dan Knapp, Owner, Urban Ore, Inc.
Green Events– Mary Munat, Green Mary.com
Reuse – The Unsung Hero – Portia Sinnott, LITE Initiatives/Zero Waste Sonoma County
Extended Producer Responsibility – Ken Wells, Guiding Sustainability
Getting to Zero Through Aggressive Contract Management – TBD
For additional information or to enquire about sponsoring this workshop and related projects, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707 579-5811.
Zero Waste Sonoma County is a program of LITE Initiatives