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Symposium 2018 Program

Fifth Annual Zero Waste Symposium • Facilitating Markets and ResponsibilityTuesday, February 6, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
County of San Diego (Campus Center Hearing Room)
5520 Overland Ave, San Diego 92123

Thank you to our Sponsors

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9:00 Introduction to Zero Waste/ Mitigating Climate Change Introduction to Zero Waste 
California Resource Recovery Association
Richard Anthony, ZWSD Jenna Abbott, CRRA  
The Power of Political Will Catherine Blakespear, Mayor of Encinitas
Keynote: Drafting a Climate Change Declaration with the Pope and Vatican/San Diego’s Impressive Climate Action Plans Dr. V. Ram Ramanathan Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California at San Diego
10:00MarketsRecyclable Commodities Bob Hill, EDCO            
Paper Recycling David H. Lee, Pacific Genesis Resources
Reusable Products April Andrews, Goodwill Industries of San Diego County
Organics: Southern California Markets Dan Noble, Association of Compost Producers                                
Domestic Considerations Susan Kinsella, Conservatree
Q and A with Panel Bob Hill, EDCO (moderator)
                 11:30Networking Lunch  
1:00Commercial ResponsibilityTrue Zero Waste Stephanie Barger, GBCI   Dr. Nadereh Afsharmanesh, Earth Friendly Products Daniel Sanchez, Soluciones Consultoría Q and A                                  
2:00 Social Responsibility Marine Debris/Single-Use Products Local Non-Profits Working for Change Captain Charles Moore, Algalita Marine Research and Education Vicki Conlon, Surfrider Foundation Lori Mendez, Save the Albatross Coalition Jessica Toth, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation Paloma Aguirre, WILDCOAST Michelle De Nicola, Sierra Club Jenna Abbott, CRRA  Pauline Martinson, ILACSD Carolyn Chase, EarthWorks    Kelly McBee, CAW     
3:30 Panel Discussion Achieving Zero Waste Together Steve Cauchon, Ph.D. candidate, ZWSD
                 4:00                    Networking