Zero Waste East Conference brings together 260+ sustainability directors, policymakers and investors for two days September 24 – 25 , 2019 at New Jersey Innovation Institute’s (NJII)Agile Strategy Lab located at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark, New Jersey to discuss moving towards a circular economy be redefining waste and addressing climate change. Day one will address the recycling challenges and waste issues. Day two the renewable energy goals of New York and New Jersey. Zero Waste East’s motto is “Words are good, actions are better!”
Some leading participants include: Waste Management, Action Environmental Group, Suez NorthAmerica,Anheuser-Busch InBev, TerraCycle, Queen of Raw Subaru, Cisco Systems, Intel, Google, Credit Suisse, SAP, Aramark, DSM North America, Lime Energy, Enel Green Power, Enel X, NRG Energy, MacRebur, Novo Nordisk, Royal Caribbean Cruises, The Newpoint Companies, Johnson Controls, Covanta, Brightmark Energy, Seventh Generation Inc, Rutgers University, N.J.I.T., Pace Energy and Climate Center, N.Y.C. Department of Sanitation, Bayshore Family of Companies, One Tree Planted, Gitterman Wealth Management and American Sustainable Business Council.
The Zero Waste East Conference finds the balance between theory and action, demonstrating the event’s core message, the journey to a circular economy is already underway and according to Accenture $4.5 Trillion will move into the new circular economy by 2030.
Scott Donachie CEO of Zero Waste Events has said “To achieve the sustainable developments goals in reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change we must work together. We don’t need a handful of people doing Zero Waste perfectly. We need corporations, policymakers and people changing imperfectly!”