Sixth Annual Zero Waste Youth USA Convergence

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03/18/2018

Hey Students! On Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 Zero Waste Youth USA is hosting their 6th Annual Zero Waste Youth Convergence with the theme of Resilient Communities Fight Back: Equity in Zero Waste at City College of San Francisco, Ocean Campus. Early registration ticket sales end of February 12, so get yours now! Register here: https://zerowasteyouthconvergence2018.brownpapertickets.com

Learn from professionals and activists who are making strides towards protecting and raising the voices of communities that have been damaged by the unjust dumping of toxic and hazardous waste. 

DAY 1:

WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: California State Park, TBA

WHAT: “Local Connections”

Network, brainstorm, and workshop ideas for a more sustainable zero waste future with your peers outdoors in the community, then take action with a hands-on community litter clean-up.

 

DAY 2:

WHEN: Sunday, March 18, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: City College of San Francisco, Ocean Campus (50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco)

WHAT: “Resilient Communities Fight Back: Equity in Zero Waste”

Hear from inspiring young professionals and community leaders on critical zero waste issues and solutions. Topics include:

  • Where Waste is Placed
  • The National Sword
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Student Work Showcase
  • And many more!

*Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided!*

Please BYOE- Bring Your Own Essentials: reusable cup, plate/bowl, utensils, and handkerchief - our goal is to have a true Zero Waste event!

 

 

This will be an incredible opportunity to meet and engage with other young professionals working to mitigate toxic waste.

Check out and sign up for the Facebook Event to stay tuned! 

https://www.facebook.com/events/152057535439022/