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Tempe ASU PDC 8:30AM: Sustainability: Zero Waste

ASU Commission on the Status of Women

Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM (PDT)

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Arizona State University is going Zero Waste. Over the next few years, the University will work to ensure that over 90% of the "waste" materials leaving campus never reach the landfill. As an education institution with over 85,000 community members generating waste on the Tempe Campus alone, this is no simple task. The process to achieve Zero Waste at an institution this size requires in-depth strategy development, analysis, and operational implementation. For the past few years, sustainability staff have been doing just that. This talk will highlight our RoadMap to Zero Waste and investigate strategies for continued development into the future. Zero Waste, It's not trash anymore.


Presenter Information: Dr. Nick Brown:

Nick Brown grew up in Helena, Arkansas and currently lives in Tempe.  He holds degrees in philosophy, environmental sciences and ecology from Hendrix College, the University of Texas at Dallas and Cornell University respectively.  He is Director of University Sustainability Practices at ASU, where he manages the Sustainability Practices Network and oversees ASU’s Climate Neutrality Commitment and Zero Waste Initiative.  Over a thirty year career in environmental conservation, he has worked in over twenty countries on many aspects of conservation science and sustainable development, including renewable energy, environmental remediation, environmental ethics, sustainable agriculture, forest ecology, biodiversity conservation, endangered species conservation, watershed conservation, greenhouse gas emissions management and sustainability.   Dr. Brown likes to hike, bike and rollerblade throughout the State of Arizona with his two sons and friends.  Despite working at a desk most of the time, Nick claims that he can out skate his 14-year-old son both on ice skates and rollerblades.

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ASU at the Tempe Campus: Memorial Union

Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM (PDT)

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