Philadelphia’s Recycling Problem: Zero Waste Solutions to Cut Trash at the Source
September 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Delayed pickups, combing trash and recycling, and unclear guidelines of what can go in the blue bin: Philadelphia’s recycling is broken. Although there isn’t a silver bullet for a solution, we can all do our part to reduce our waste. Think: Zero waste businesses, reducing our packaging, cleaning up our streets, and working with local government.
Hear local entrepreneurs and community changemakers discuss how they’re working towards a more sustainable city.
- Why recycling alone can’t be “fixed” and won’t solve our waste problem
- How waste impacts our citizens, climate and cities
- Ways that entrepreneurs like The Rounds and Kitchen Garden Series are innovating for sustainable solutions
- Tips to reduce waste in your life