Learn how your university can achieve zero waste at Greenbuild Boston

Published on: 
20 Sep 2017
Author: 
Sarah Buente

Interested in learning how to cut waste and costs at your campus? Kick-start your zero waste journey and take waste reduction at your campus to the next level by attending these two events at Greenbuild Boston.

Striving for Zero Waste at Colleges and Universities workshop
November 6, 2017 from 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Harvard University–The Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston, Massachusetts, 02134
$30 (USGBC member early-bird pricing through October 13), $55 (nonmember early-bird pricing; $50 (USGBC member), $75 (nonmember).
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This interactive pre-conference workshop will highlight industry best practices from different institutions across the U.S., including strategies to finance zero waste programs. Learn from leaders who develop cutting-edge zero waste policies and training at colleges, universities and beyond. Following the workshop, attendees will be treated to a walking tour of zero waste practices at Harvard University.

Zero Waste Planning for Universities and Business
Thursday, Nov. 9 from 1–2:30 p.m.
This session is available for 1 GBCI credit hour
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Learn about how universities and businesses are planning for and achieving zero waste. This session will highlight some of the different approaches taken in zero waste planning, including how architects and designers design for multimaterial collection systems and space for recycling and composting containers in buildings and dining areas. Understand how you can implement GBCI’s new TRUE Zero Waste certification to evaluate your current operations and certify your facility. Discover tools that can help you get started. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask their questions at a special extended Q&A in an Applied Learning Area on the expo show floor.

Questions? Contact us.

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