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Join the Zero Waste Challenge!

Did you know that New Orleans only recycles 5% of our waste?
And that 30% of food is wasted while 1 in 5 people struggle with hunger? We can change that.

Join the Zero Waste Challenge by November 15th and register your
company to show how much you love your city by reducing waste and
donating food to those in need.

3:00 pm -5:30 pm: Zero Waste Trash Talks - TEDX style, featuring expert recyclers and companies who've accomplished Zero Waste strategies at their place of business.

Trash Talkers:

  1. How to do a waste audit. Linda Baynham, Director of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Morial Convention Center New Orleans
  2. Community Led Storm Water Management Practices: Engage, Educate and Empower. Angela Chalk, Executive Director, Healthy Community Services
  3. It's All Lagniappe. Kim Curtis, Associate Director, Recirculating Farms
  4. Doing Good & Doing Well: The Competitive Edge of Sustainability. Dana Honn, Executive Chef/Owner, Cafe Carmo
  5. Breaking Free from Plastics. Jane Patton, Director, No Waste Louisiana
  6. Back Dat Glass Up! Dorothy Nairne, Co-Founder & CEO, Delta Builds
  7. Building 2 Protections with 1 Reuse: Marshland Protection and Rebuilding Oyster Reef Habitats through Concrete Recycling. Brad Robin, Oyster Farmer, Robin Seafood.
  8. Going Zero Waste at Folgers. Rob Jones, Folgers.
  9. Textile Recycling 101 with ricRACK. Alison Plyer, ricRACK.

5:30 - 6:30 Panel Discussion: Lessons from Waste after Hurricane Ida: Where do we go from here?

Panel: No More Wasting Our Resources

  1. Kelly Haggerty, Food Rescue US - New Orleans
  2. Joe Brook, The Composting Network
  3. Brynn Comeaux, FPAC
  4. Jerry Simon, City Waste Hoppers' Union

5:30 - 8:00 Happy Hour, Live Music, and Food Trucks

Networking, information, and Zero Waste Challenge registration will be available throughout the event.

What are the benefits for me?

Your company will get access to discounts from service providers you meet through the platform.
You'll get a free decal so you can show your community that you Love Your City!
All businesses will get recognized at the Annual Love Your City Awards in January.
Hey - you and your team can feel good about doing the right thing.

JOIN THE CHALLENGE

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COME GET FED AND FULL

STEP 1

Create an individual and organizational profile on www.loveyourcity.us

STEP 2

Click “Earn a Badge” on your organizational profile

STEP 3

Fill out the Zero Waste Badge, set goals, and get introduced to service providers!

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Questions?

Call the Love Your City Team at (504) 909 2489 or email info@loveyourcity.us

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