USGBC Northern California members are invited to gather with the AEC community and sustainability professionals at the Florin Perkins Public Disposal Site in Sacramento, CA on Monday, January 23, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. We will tour the facility then present a panel discussion with experts from the materials recovery sector.
- Changes and innovations in the recycling industry; stories from a local business leader.
- Wallboard recycling initiative; innovations on a particular material challenge; upstream impacts to air quality and health from downstream material usage.
- Introducing tech innovation and disruption to a historically low-tech industry.
The 10-15 presentation will take place at the Power Inn Alliance business office, and then we will make our way to the Florin Perkins MRF for a 30-40 min tour. Participants will enjoy refreshments, donated by the Zanker team.
Safety Advisory: Wear closed toed shoes . Zanker can provide safety vests and hard hats, or you can bring your own.
Transportation: On-site parking is available nearby. The Regional Transit Light Rail is 1000 ft away.
Event website: http://www.usgbc.org/event/tour-zanker-recycling-sacramento