ZWW Program

Zero Waste Youth Convergence – Zero Waste Youth National Meeting

City College of San Francisco, Mission Campus, Sunday, March 17
Redefining Waste: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot 
9:30 am Sign-In & Mingling Activity & Snacks
10:00 am Intro & Overview
10:30 am Session A
11:30 pm Keynote 1
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm International Dialog
2:30 pm Session B
3:30 pm Keynote 2
4:30 pm Closing & Send-off

Recycling Update 18 – Northern California Recycling Association
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, Tuesday March 19, 2013
Confirmed Speakers
8:00 am Registration/Check-Ins
8:30 am Speakers
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Speakers
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Speakers
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Speakers
5:00 pm Adjourn

Zero Waste International Alliance 8th International Dialog
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, Wednesday March 20, 2013
8:00 am Registration/Check-Ins
8:30 am Opening/Welcome
        Richard Anthony, Zero Waste International Alliance
Arthur Boone, Northern California Recycling Association
9:00 am Zero Waste North America, Linda Christopher, Moderator
Canada, Candice Anderson
USA, Ruth Abbe
Mexico, Jorge Tadeo Vargas
10:15 am Zero Waste South America, Ana Carvalho, Moderator
Brazil, Rodrigo Sabatini
Argentina, Miguel Angel Alfaro
11:15 am Zero Waste Europe, Monica Wilson, Moderator
Sweden, Pal Martenssen
UK, Mal Williams
Italy, Enzo Favoino
12:15 pm Lunch, Paul Connett
1:15 pm Zero Waste Asia and Australia, Gretchen Brewer, Moderator
Philippines, Froilan Grate
India, Shibu Nair
Australia, Gerry Gillespie
2:15 pm ZWIA Organizational Practices and Needs, Portia Sinnott, Moderator
ZWA/UK, Karen Cannard
ZW Australia, Kellie Walters
Mother Earth, Sonia Mendoza
3:15 pm Break
3:45 pm Issues ZWIA Should Address and Common Threads, Gary Liss, Moderator
Buddy Boyd
Jessica Sabatini
Jane Green
Zero Waste Recognition and Certification Program Roundtable
Oakland City Hall, Thursday, March 21, 2013
8:00 am Registration/Check-Ins
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am  Overview of Zero Waste Recognition and Certification Programs 
Gary Liss, Chair, ZWIA Zero Waste Certification Committee
9:00 am Panel: ZWIA Zero Waste Business Recognition Programs 
Australia, Kellie Walters, Zero Waste Australia
Brazil, Zero Waste Brazil Institute
U.S., Portia Sinnott, GRRN Zero Waste Business Program
Others? (e.g., Italy, U.K., Philippines)
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Zero Waste Business Certification Programs 
U.S. Zero Waste Business Council – Stephanie Barger, Executive Director
UL Environment – William F. Hoffman III Ph.D., Senior Scientist
12 noon Lunch
1:00 pm Next Steps – Service Providers, Communities, Facilities, Events, Training Programs, Professionals and Businesses
1:30 pm Small Group Discussions – Next Steps for each of above categories
3:15 pm Reports Out
3:45 pm Recap and Action Plan