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The City of Glendale presents
Zero Waste:  Beyond Recycling…  Rethink, Reduce, Reuse
www.glendale.ca.us

Ø      Learn the Business of Zero Waste
Ø      Increase your Profits - Reduce your Environmental Impact
Ø      Green your Business and your Community  
Ø      Meet New State Commercial Recycling Mandates

Zero Waste Strategic Plan for Glendale

Thank you to all that joined us for this extraordinary opportunity to create a Zero Waste Plan for Glendale! Participants combined the Zero Waste principles learned from the first three workshops with their local knowledge to help create a cutting-edge resource management program for the City of Glendale

Agendas and presentations available below - click on link

September 22, 2010 - Zero Waste Food Service Strategies
Agenda
Moving Glendale Towards Zero Waste - Tom Brady, City of Glendale
Intro to Zero Waste and State Commercial Recycling Mandate - Rick Anthony
Evaluating Options and Cost Saving Potenial From Food Scrap Composting - Rich Flammer, Hidden Resources
Food Service Strategies: Gingergrass Restaurant Case Study - Leslie VanKeuren, Sustain LA

September 22, 2010 - Zero Waste Reuse & Special Discards - Supporting your local community
Agenda
Moving Glendale Towards Zero Waste - Tom Brady, City of Glendale
Intro to Zero Waste and State Commercial Recycling Mandate - Rick Anthony
Opportunities for Expanding Reuse - Dan Knapp, Urban Ore
Reuse as an Economic Driver - Dan Knapp, Urban Ore
Transforming Rescued Materials into Art and a Profitable Business - Jennifer Galante, Jenneration Fix Inc.

September 27, 2010 - Zero Waste Businesses: Don't let your Bottom-line Go To Waste
Understanding and Profiting from California's Mandatory Commercial Recycling Rule
Agenda
Moving Glendale Towards Zero Waste - Tom Brady, City of Glendale
Intro to Zero Waste and State Commercial Recycling Mandate - Gary Liss
Disney: On the Path to Zero Waste - Marialyce Pedersen, Disney
Zero Waste Business Examples - Stephanie Barger

October 6, 2010 - Zero Waste Strategic Plan Workshops
Agenda
Moving Glendale Towards Zero Waste - Tom Brady, City of Glendale
Glendale Zero Waste Plan Summary - Rick Anthony
Glendale Zero Waste Plan Summary - Gary Liss
Glendale Zero Waste Action Plan Report

Who Attended

Ø      Businesses looking for innovative ways to increase profits
Ø      Property Managers of business and multi-family properties
Ø      Employees looking to introduce “green” practices into their workplace
Ø      Restaurant and Hospitality interested in food scrap composting and environmentally friendly products

Ø      You want more information on:
o       Making the most of all your old items
o       Extra food from parties, restaurants, grocery stores to donate (food rescue programs)
o       Innovative funding avenues and resources for your non-profit, crafts or children programs
o       What happens with computers, TVs and appliances when they are recycled

Please contact for more information: 
Tom Brady at 818-550-3435 or email to tbrady@ci.glendale.ca.us
or
Stephanie Barger at 949-645-5163 or zerowaste@earthresource.org

For information on past Zero Waste Conference and Workshops: click here

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