Zero Waste Events
Companies for Zero Waste hosts the premier forum for sustainability leaders and practitioners — from the business world, government agencies, NGOs and investors to connect and explore emerging trends to move towards zero waste goals, pressing challenges and promising opportunities shaping business amid a world of climate change, resource constraints and unprecedented stakeholder pressures.
BUSINESS SEGMENTS IN THE CIRCUCLAR ECONOMY
- Waste Management
- Renewable Energy
- Financial Services
October 1, 2020
10am – 2pm Eastern Time
Accelerating The Circular Economy
Policy for a Circular Economy, The role brands and packaging producers will play in forging a stronger policy environment to create more circular outcomes. Insight from policymakers and leading global brands.
Start Up Power Hour for a Circular Economy Vetted from 500+ start-ups CZW will choose 4 start-ups to present This fun engaging competition will feature entrepreneurs with innovative technologies and products that will accelerate the circular economy. Start-Ups will present for 15 minutes. Attendees and panelists will vote on the best presentation. CZW will announce the winner post meeting. Start-Ups will collaborate with experts
Circular Economy Sessions Five 30 minute Sessions
Session 1 : Materials. This session explores where materials come from and builds a rationale for why waste management, land filling and traditional recycling are a cost center vs a designing a closed loop system
Session 2: Circular Business Models. Corporate programs are explored in-depth and a range of ways for business to create economic and social values.
Sessions 3: Circular Design, Innovation and Assessment. This session presents topics include functional materials and eco-design as well as methods to assess environmental impacts.
Sessions 4: Policies and Networks. This explores the role of government the success of PPPs and the shared services model.
Session 5: Supply Chain Solutions Organizations are applying new technologies into delivery, customer engagement, manufacturing /remanufacturing, planning, and reverse logistics.
Designed for Investors/Fund Managers, Corporations, Foundations, Non-Profits, Social Entrepreneurs, Government and Start-Ups
Interim Director, Global Battery Alliance (World Economic Forum)
Dir of Sustainability Development, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Executive Chairman, ERI
Woodrow Clark II
Managing Director, Clark Strategic Partners
VP Strategy & Development, Cradle to Cradle Products Institute
Director, Sustainability & Authenticity, Seventh Generation
CEO, Antos Environmental
CEO, Cycletechnology Inc.
CEO, Smarter Sorting
CEO, Green H2O
CEO and Founder, Companies for Zero Waste
ZERO WASTE SUMMIT
- Global Leaders,
- Heads of Corporate Sustainability
- Waste Experts
- Waste to Energy
- Impact & ESG Investors
All Access CorporateCOMING SOON
- One on one meetings, panels and break out sessions.
All Access Govt., Non ProfitCOMING SOON
- One on one meetings, panels and break out sessions.
Trends in E Waste and Organics Disposal
Emerging Technologies for Waste Mitigation
Sustainable Packaging and reuse
Investing into Recycling Technologies
Using water multiple times and mitigating wastewater
Manufacturing in a shared services and circular economy
Developing & Enabling Fed/State/Local waste mitigation policies
Monetizing waste and excess material across the value chain
Zero Waste Supply Chain Optimization
Director Sustainability, Walmart
Head of Sustainability - North America, Unilever
Director of Environmental and Energy Programs at the Port Authority of NY & NJ
Founder of the Conscious Fashion Campaign, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships
Vice President of Sustainability at The American Beverage Association (ABA)
Founder, Antos Environmental
Facilitating Manager of EILEEN FISHER Renew
Senior Sustainability Manager Packaging / Programs Nestlé Waters North America
Clare Miflin, AIA
Founder, Center For Zero Waste Design
Chairperson, Companies for Zero Waste
President, American Sustainable Business Council
Director of the Building Deconstruction Institute and owns Re-Use Consulting
VC, Entrepreneur, and Fashion Tech Community Catalyst Co-founder & GP, REFASHIOND Ventures / Co-founder, The New York Supply Chain Meetup / Co-founder, The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation
Senior Technical Associate of Environmental Sustainability for Colgate-Palmolive Company
Stephanie Joy Benedetto
CEO, Queen of Raw
Adjunct professor of 'Ethical Fashion' and 'Social Responsibility in the Apparel Industry' at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Executive Vice President at American Sustainable Business Council, Former Chief of Staff to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus
Richard E. Riman
Distinguished Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University
Director, Client Solutions – TRUE Zero Waste U.S. Green Building Council
Martin H. Wolf
Director, Sustainability & Authenticity Seventh Generation, Inc.
Founder & CEO Bioenergy DevCo and Executive Chairman BTS Biogas Srl/GmbH
Jessica I. Marschall
President and CEO/CFO, The Green Mission Inc.
Bruno R. Pereira
Chief Sustainability Officer, BioLogiQ
Dahooma Productions/Ad Lumen Productions/KOCA
MAc, MsSCM, PMP, LSSGB, SupplyChainQueen® Executive Advisor and Change Leader IBM Futurist
Co-Founder and CEO of Smarter Sorting
Director of Global Business Development Apparel, Lenzing Fibers
Strategic Management Group CEO
Daniel J Figola, PE
Director of Sustainability Development at Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS)
Pamela G. Frank
Vice President of Gabel Associates and CEO of ChargEVC
Executive Director at Closed Loop Partners
Founder and Principal of Building Product Ecosystems [BPE] LLC
Director of Marketing at UPS
“I made many valuable contacts at the meeting, including Scott Donachie the CEO/ Founder of Companies for Zero Waste and look forward to working with many of them on-going.
I learned a lot about the composting efforts in cities large and small. These efforts are key to our strategy for circular product design.
Food and facilities were good and public transportation access was great!
I look forward to a future conference to assess progress toward a circular economy and zero waste.”
Director, Sustainability & Authenticity at Seventh Generation, Inc.
“Zero Waste East provided productive insights and discussions on the challenges and opportunities to turn waste into a resource. While it may seem daunting, it is possible if we work together.”
Commissioner Recycling and Sustainability
NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)
“Zero Waste East has emerged at the right place at the right time as we need to seriously re-imagine our relationship with waste. It brings together all of the right people with topical conversations that will leave you inspired and ready to change the world.”
CEO and founder of TerraCycle
“Zero Waste East was an exceptional gathering of public and private sector professionals from highly diverse backgrounds with a common passion for a more sustainable planet. Sincere congratulations to Scott and his team for effectively connecting people and companies striving toward the goal of zero waste and a circular economy. This conference represented a strong beginning toward establishing a cooperative network of change-agents.”
Vice President of Operations Bayshore Family of Companies
Former Chief of Staff New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection