Zero Waste Week

March 17, 2013 – March 23, 2013 all-day

March 17th – 22nd

Zero waste practitioners from around the world will gather in the San Francisco Bay area for a week of networking, meetings and tours. The highlight of the week will be Zero Waste Update – a two-day conference featuring the best of both the Northern California Recycling Association’s Recycling Update and the Zero Waste International Dialogue. Join us for the entire week:

Zero Waste Week Activities

Sunday, March 17th Zero Waste Youth Conference
Monday, March 18th* San Francisco Tours and Fisherman’s Wharf Zero Waste Zone Reception
Tuesday, March 19th* Northern California Recycling Association Recycling Update #18
Wednesday, March 20th Zero Waste International Alliance International Dialog #8
 Thursday, March 21st   International/National Zero Waste Certification Meeting
Friday, March 22nd East Bay Tours and Reception at Urban Ore EcoPark
*Both workshops at Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, 8:30am – 5pm
Popular RU format – 10-minute presentations with numerous networking opportunities


Zero Waste Update  Registration One-Day/Two-Day After February 14th
NCRA Members $95/$180 $110/$210
Non-Members $125/$230 $145/$265

Registration opens October 29, 2012

For additional information please visit:

Send a note to or call 510 217-2433

Click here for save the date flyer (pdf)

Zero Waste Update Sponsorships

Sponsorships support student scholarships and Zero Waste International Alliance year-round activities.


Sponsorship Levels And Benefits
Platinum Gold Silver Bronze Friends
Benefits $10,000 $5,000 $2,500 $1,000 $100+
Registrations Up to 5 Up to 3 Up to 2 1 plus1 at 50% None
NCRA, ZWIA, GRRN Website Recognition          
Promo materials          
Recognition during opening plenary and closing sessions        
Prominent recognition on all promotional materials      
Logo prominent on websites 6-9 months    
Prominent logo on program, websites and  communications to attendees  
Generous recognition – We will work to ensure Zero Waste brand recognition throughout year  
Contact Ruth Abbe, ZWIA Planning Committee 415-235-1356, if you would like to sponsor.

Click here for Sponsor Benefit Flyer (pdf)