The Second Annual Zero Waste Summit will convene March 24 to 26, 2020 at N.J.I.T in Newark, N.J. The Summit will continue the collaboration of strategy and Zero Waste goals to enable sustainability, profitability and resource optimization across the supply chain. This meeting will deep dive into linking regulations, policies, design, and permitting with reusable and reclaimed materials, link emerging waste technologies and consider the impacts for the digital economy on sustainability and waste.

Its mission is to move towards Zero Waste goals and increased sustainability without sacrificing profitability. Key topics will include:

  • Emerging Technologies for Waste Mitigation
  • Recycling Technologies
  • Trends in E Waste and Organics Disposal
  • Zero Waste Supply Chain Optimization
  • Sustainable Packaging and reuse
  • Using water multiple times and mitigating wastewater
  • Manufacturing in a shared services and circular economy
  • Developing & Enabling Fed/State/Local  waste mitigation policies
  • Monetizing waste and excess material across the value chain

Speakers include:

  • Tom Szaky, CEO, TerraCycle
  • Franklin L. Mink, Ph.D.,  President, MAI LLC , Former Director USEPA Health & Criteria
  • Gary Oppenheimer, Founder/Executive Director,
  • Tony Schifano, Founder, Antos Environmental
  • Clare Miflin AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Certified Biomimicry Professional
  • Sarah Currie-Halpern, Co-Founder, Think Zero LLC
  • Dave Gajadhar, Chairperson, Companies for Zero Waste
  • Dave Levine, President, American Sustainable Business Council
  • Keefe Harrison, CEO, The Recycling Partnership- invited
  • Richard Riman, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University
  • Stephanie Joy Benedetto, CEO, Queen of Raw
  • Lisa Morales-Hellebo, Co-Founder, The World Supply Chain Federation
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