10th Annual Zero Waste Symposium

Tuesday February 21, 2023

Original Format | ZW Symposium 2023 Program [PDF]

8:00 AMRegistration & Light Breakfast 
9:00 AM OpeningAlison SchlickZero Waste San Diego
Kumeyaay Blessing
9:02 AM Opening Richard AnthonyZero Waste San Diego
Welcome to Zero Waste Symposium
9:05 AM OpeningTracie BillsCalifornia Resource Recovery Association
Updates on CRRA
9:16 AM Keynote Bonnie WrightActress, Author, Activist
Go Gently
9:27 AM Global Jack McQuibbanZero Waste Europe
Zero Waste Cities in Europe Now
9:38 AM Global Sonia MendozaMother Earth Foundation Philippines
On the Road to Zero Waste 
9:49 AM Policy Avecita JonesCity of Carlsbad
From Policy to Implementation
  Policy Jamie WoodCity of Carlsbad
From Policy to Implementation
10:00 AM Hauler Bob HillEDCO Waste & Recycling
Global Recycling Perspective
10:11 AM Market Development Manuel MedranoCity of Chula Vista
10:14 AM Market Development Mary MatavaSan Diego County Farm Bureau
Overview of compost and the benefits to soil health
10:24 AM Market Development Emily Creegan, Ph.D.City of San Diego
Beyond the ag industry, erosion and slope stabilization benefits
10:31 AM Market Development Welcome to the Zero Waste SymposiumStewart’s Avocado Farm
Real-life farm experience from a local farmer, using compost and the benefits to operations
10:39 AM Market Development Manuel MedranoCity of Chula Vista
10:41 AM Policy Nicole KurianCalifornians Against Waste
Waste and Recycling Legislative Update 2022/2023
10:52 AMQuestions and AnswersZWSD Host
11:02 AMVideo Showcase Local Scoop | SoloBee | Recycle USA
11:14 AMLunch/Networking ZWSD Host
12:44 PMVideo Showcase Remakery Project | Beautyfill Cosmetics
12:50 PM Local ProgramMoriah SaldañaCity of San Diego
Climate Plan
1:01 PM Local ProgramMichael WonsidlerCounty of San Diego
County Organics Program
1:12 PM Local ProgramAshlee StratakisCity of Encinitas
Zero Waste Initiatives in Encinitas
  Local ProgramCamrie RoundsCity of Encinitas
Zero Waste Initiatives in Encinitas
1:23 PM Local ProgramCamille SowinskiBCK Programs, LLC
Many Paths to Successful Mealtime Waste Diversion at Schools
1:34 PM Local ProgramSD Fixit Clinic CoachesSD Fixit Clinic
SD Fixit Clinic: The Fixers | ZWSD Host
1:45 PMQuestions and Answers ZWSD Host
1:55 PM Break / Networking / Video Showcase ZWSD Host
2:10 PM Local ActionSupervisor
Terra Lawson-Remer
County Board of Supervisors, District 3
County Board of Supervisors
2:21 PM Local ActionAmy StewardCoronado Emerald Keepers
Emerald Keepers – Affecting Change
2:32 PM Local Action Mitch SilversteinSurfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter
San Diego Styrofoam Ban
2:43 PM Local ActionSophie HaguePositive Phee
A Positive Spin on Fast Fashion
2:54 PM Local ActionJacky BrownGoodwill Industries of San Diego County
The Road to Zero Waste is Paved with Jobs
3:05 PM Local ActionLori Mendez, Esq.Save the Albatross Coalition
Going Big Locally: Mindfully Tackling Single Use Plastic Beverage Container Reducation in the City of San Diego
3:16 PM Questions and Answers 
3:26 PM Local ActionKim KnoxLeague of Women Voters of San Diego County
Measure B Campaign 
3:37 PMPolicyCouncilmember
Joe LaCava
San Diego City Council, District 1
Measure B
3:48 PMKeynoteP. Wesley Schultz, Ph.D.California State University
Recycology: The Science of Recycling Behavior
3:59 PMClosing RemarksRichard AnthonyZero Waste San Diego
4:04 PMAfter Hours NetworkingJoin us at Khan’s Cave to keep this discussion going
9350 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Suite F, San Diego, CA 92123