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Symposium 2017 Program

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Fourth Annual Zero Waste Symposium • Champions of the Triple Bottom LineTuesday, February 21, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Jacob Center for Neighborhood Innovation
404 Euclid Ave
San Diego, CA 


Registration and Coffee (8:00am)

Introduction and Kickoff
Sue Beets-Atkinson – Zero Waste Advisory Council – “The Power of the Triple Bottom Line” [ppt] [video]
Reina Pereira – City of Los Angeles – “The Road to Zero Waste Success in Los Angeles” [ppt] [video]
Jon Huls – Santa Monica College – “Re-industrializing America Through Zero Waste” [ppt] [video]


Track 1: People
Virginia Morrison – Second Chance Brewery – “Second Chancing at Second Chance Brewery” [ppt] [video]
Darcy Shiber-Knowles – Dr. Bronner’s – “The Power and Potential of Fair Trade” [ppt] [video]
Cesar Rios – SCOR Industries – “Minority Enterprise Development in Inerts, Plastics, and Biomass Resource Recovery” [ppt] [video]
Sue Prelozni – Sustainable Surplus Exchange – “Turning Corporate Excess into Community Assets” [ppt1] [video] and “U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (Materials Marketplace)” [ppt2] [video]


Track 2: Planet
Marina Kasa – Sony Electronics – “Reducing Environmental Footprint Through Innovation and Engagement” [ppt] [video]
Ruben Del Portillo – Genesis ATC – “Onsite Hazardous Waste Minimization and Resource Recovery for Major Telecom Companies” [ppt] [video]
Trisha Stull – Point Loma Nazarene University – “A Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Campus Food Waste” [ppt] [video]
Brad Timmons – Ware Disposal – “Building the New Resource Hauler Industry” [ppt] [video]
Colleen Foster – City of Oceanside – “Benefits of Zero Waste Initiatives to Community Business and the Environment” [ppt] [video]


Track 3: Profit
Ken Prue – City of San Diego Environmental Services Department – “Business Opportunities – City of San Diego’s Zero Waste Plan” [ppt] [video]
Clifford “Rip” Rippetoe, et al. – San Diego Convention Center – “How Sustainability Measures Improve Bottom Line at San Diego’s Largest Convention Venue” [ppt] [video]
David MacEachern – Online Marketing Staff – “Private Equity Procurement for the Zero Waste Industry” [ppt]
Chad Reese – San Diego International Airport – “Operational Cost Savings Through Resource Management” [ppt] [video]
Sue Beets-Atkinson – Zero Waste Advisory Council – “Financial Benefits of Zero Waste Certification” [ppt] [video]

Richard Anthony – Zero Waste San Diego and Pauline Martinson/Colleen Foster, California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) [ppt]

Adjourn (5:00pm)

After Hours Networking:

Join us after the symposium for local craft beer donated by the Second Chance Beer Company, local wine from Turtle Rock Ridge Winery, and some light snacks. Many thanks to our reception sponsor, the CRRA.