Recycle NOW Philadelphia: The Vision is Zero Waste

Posted by on November 10, 2008

Recycle NOW Philadelphia: The Vision is Zero Waste
Saturday, November 15, 2008 (9am – 12 noon)
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Ben Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

The Recycling Alliance of Philadelphia invites you to join us in a forum celebrating the future for recycling in Philadelphia.

The program includes:
• Keynote Speaker: Brenda Platt, Co-Director, Institute for Local Self-Reliance – “Stop Trashing the Climate” report highlights — Recycling,Reuse, and Composting as Effective Strategies in Addressing Climate Change.
• Panel on Zero Waste in Philadelphia: How do we get there from here?
City of Philadelphia Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson (invited)
John Casella, CEO, Casella Waste Systems, Inc., parent company of Blue Mountain Recycling (invited)
• Recognition of “Hometown Heroes” by Christine Knapp, Director of Outreach, PennFuture
• Presentation by Mayor Michael Nutter

Also, please consider nominating a “Hometown Hero” who will be recognized during the morning celebration.

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The Recycling Alliance of Philadelphia is sponsoring the event in cooperation with the Academy of Natural Sciences and with funding support from Blue Mountain Recycling, a company of Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

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