Wed, Apr 07|
Upcoming Webinar: Creating new jobs and enterprises through Zero Waste
On Wed., April 7 from 2 – 3:30 PM ET, the Zero Waste Committee of Warren County, NY (a project of the Clean Air Action Network (CAAN) of Glens Falls) is sponsoring an important Zero Waste Webinar focused on local economic growth through reuse and repair enterprises and programs.
Time & Location
Apr 07, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
About the Event
This webinar will be of interest to economic development professionals and community planners, job training and development specialists, Zero Waste and recycling proponents, green entrepreneurs and investors, solid waste and recycling professionals, local elected officials, environmental advocates, and members of youth/student and civic associations.
Neil Seldman, director of the Waste to Wealth Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and a founding member of CAAN, will moderate the session, which features leading repair and reuse entrepreneurs, researchers and activists:
Elizabeth Knight is the co-author of The Repair Revolution: How Fixers are Transforming Our Throw Away Economy.
Mark Foster is the founder and director of Second Chance, Baltimore’s thriving building deconstruction and resale social enterprise.
Mary Lou van Deventer operates Urban Ore, Inc., the iconic materials recovery enterprise started at the Berkeley (CA) landfill, and is an environmental writer.
Jacob Hannah is the coordinator of ReUse Corridor, a network of businesses, universities and local and state economic development agencies serving rural Appalachian communities in WV, OH and KY.