Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District Celebrates America Recycles Day with a Zero Waste Events Workshop
FISHERMAN’S WHARF COMMUNITY BENEFIT DISTRICT CELEBRATES AMERICA RECYCLES DAY WITH A ZERO WASTE EVENTS WORKSHOP
Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD) presents a free Zero Waste Events and Venues Workshop to mark America Recycles Day, sponsored by Green Initiatives for Venues and Events (GIVE). Speakers include:
• Leslie Lukacs, L2 Environmental and Fisherman’s Wharf Zero Waste Coordinator, L2environmental.com
• Michael Siminitus, Waste Busters, Zero Waste Events Expert, wastebusters.info
• Melissa Baxter-Nelson, Nothing Wasted Consulting, Zero Waste Expert,
The Zero Waste Venues and Events workshop marks America Recycles Day, and is especially designed for those who manage waste at a large venue, business, public attraction, or special event, or who work with anyone who does. This interactive and thought-provoking workshop features a panel of zero waste experts working in the field of venue and event recycling. The workshop will assist in improving zero waste and waste reduction programs, and complying with local and state event recycling requirements. Topics discussed include zero waste planning, recycling and reuse opportunities, compostable product options, public space recycling, equipment needs, ordinances, and useful resources and tips.
Thursday, November 15: 1pm to 3pm
Boudin Bakery at Fisherman’s Wharf, 160 Jefferson Street @ Mason / San Francisco
Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District is on track to be a Zero Waste Zone by 2018, two years ahead of the city’s mandated deadline. Green Initiatives for Venues and Events (GIVE) is a nonprofit technical council of the California Resource Recovery Association (www.crra.com) and is dedicated to reducing waste at venue facilities and special events. GIVE wants to help you learn ways to cut the costs of event operations through zero waste, waste reduction, recycling and composting practices.