Events and Readings for Getting To Zero Waste

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In West Sonoma County, California. The home of ...(details originally provided).

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 (passed)

A group of environmental activists and others interested in how to rethink the way our society uses resources, will be meeting to discuss the book. The author will discuss his ideas for about a half hour, followed by open discussion.

The book is available for sale in West County and Santa Rosa at all five Copperfield's stores.
There is no admission charge. All interested parties are invited.

Note: A lively discussion took place. Zero Waste activists from Sonoma State Univ. and Petaluma showed up.

Northern California Recycling Assoc. conference, San Francisco CA, at the State Office Building auditorium at 455 Golden Gate Avenue.

April 5, 2005 In the first morning slot from 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM

This is an interesting, no frills conference. Everyone gets ten minutes and the emphasis is on really saying your piece and communicating needed information, followed by questioning which often proceeds informally afterwards at some length.

New College of California at Santa Rosa, Railroad Square campus.

April 7, 2005 (tentative date)

A panel on Zero Waste related issues.

Berkeley Civic Center Park, The Third Annual Energy Expo fair.

Saturday, April 30, 2005, all day.

I will staff a table to sell copies of my book.

Washington DC, American Chemical Society meeting on Green Chemistry

June 20 to 24, 2005. No time scheduled yet.

I will present a paper arguing that the best thing the academic community could do to encourage the recycling and reuse of industrial chemicals is NOT the dissemination of information as provided by Waste Exchanges (a diversionary and failed tactic) but to create a database of the USES of industrial chemicals with specificity as to name of user, amount of chemical used and the particular grade.

Biocycle Magazine, West County News

Book reviews anticipated