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July 21, 2016

August Forum: Waste Management

One of the most challenging sustainability questions facing large urban centers such as New York City is how to handle all the waste that is produced here on a daily basis. New York City has struggled with this question long before the last landfill shut down on its soil in 2001. With no spare land to speak of and an ever-growing population of consumers, the city has had to step up to the challenge and propose novel solutions to handle the millions of tons of trash that are collected and processed annually. At our August forum, we will hear from specialists working in the field who will discuss their plans for decreasing the quantity and toxicity of materials sent to landfills, working towards Mayor De Blasio’s ambitious OneNYC goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030 (“0x30”).   Click here to register!

Source: Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

  Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm Location: Florim Showroom 152 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016   Speakers: Ashlee Barker, Outreach Specialist, Apartment Programs, Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability, NYC Department of Sanitation Amanda Kaminsky, Founder, Building Product Ecosystems Benjamin Miller, Co-founder and Managing Member, ClosedLoops (more…)