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Symposium #1 for Zero Waste

1st Annual Zero Waste Symposium: Keys to Sustainability

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
9:00am to 4:30pm
Hosted by the San Diego Chapter of the CRRA
and Zero Waste San Diego

Proposed Program

Below is a proposed program that is subject to change at any time.

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Registration Begins (8:30am)
Story of Stuff

Track 1: Introduction: What is Zero Waste?
Opening Speaker – Deputy Major of Oceanside Esther Sanchez
Richard Anthony – Zero Waste San Diego
Stephen Grealy – City of San Diego
Kreigh Hampel – City of Burbank
Panel Q/A

Track 2: Source Reduction, Repair and Reuse – Where Zero Waste Begins?
Jennifer Tabanico – CSU San Marcos
Michael Rowan – Goodwill Industries of San Diego County
Sue Prelozni – Sustainable Surplus
Pauline Martinson – I Love a Clean San Diego
Erin Pennell – Rare Hare Art Studio
Panel Q/A

Track 3: Policy- Working from the top down
John Davis –  Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority
Lynn France – City of Chula Vista
Heidi Sanborn – California Product Stewardship Council
Jacy Bolden – The JBC Group, LLC
Roger Kube – Surfrider Foundation
Panel Q/A

Track 4:  Edible and Compostable Discards – Challenges and Opportunities
Rich Flammer – Zero Waste San Diego
Ana Carvahlo – City of San Diego
Camille Sowinski & Mim Michelove– Encinitas School District
Jessica Toth – Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
Tom Wright – Whole Foods Market
Megan Jorgensen – Snooze
Panel Q/A

Track 5: AB 341 – Are we on track for 2020?
Jennifer Winfrey – County of San Diego
Eric Wolff – County of San Diego
Colleen Foster – Zero Waste Oceanside
Bob Hill – EDCO
Nancy Strauss – Del Mar Fairgrounds
Gary Liss – U.S Zero Waste Business Council
Closing Remarks – Neil Seldman – Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Closing Remarks – Supervisor Greg Cox

After Hours Networking: Includes drinks and light snacks


Elbow Room
5225 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego, CA 92123