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SWANA Webinar: Virtual Outreach Education: A NaCo Award Winner Case Study
January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EST
- Jeff Smithberger, Director, Mecklenburg County Solid Waste
- Maitri Meyer, Founder, Recycling Educators
Mecklenburg County, NC won a 2021 National Association of Counties (NaCO) Civic Education & Public Information Achievement Award for its COVID-Safe Waste Reduction & Recycling Outreach Program. Jeff Smithberger, County Solid Waste Director and independent contractor, Maitri Meyer of Recycling Educators, will share how they quickly converted their in-person presentations and MRF tours into safe and accessible virtual webinars. The e-learning case study will overview what was done, lessons learned, and program outcomes. Ample time will be reserved for Q&A, so others can share experiences and best practices. Learn how your organization can educate diverse residents in your community to recycle right and reduce waste by leveraging technology.