To achieve the sustainable development goals in reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change we must work together. We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need corporations, policymakers and people changing imperfectly!It means eliminating the concept of “waste” and recognizing everything has a value, moving from efficiency to effectiveness in managing inputs and outputs, and forging a much deeper bond with consumers.
1. Realize there is no one “right” answer for every company and carefully choose your business model. 2. Make sure you can access key enabling technologies to support and scale your new business model. 3. Develop capabilities that effectively deploy and operate circular economy principles. Zero Waste East attracts thought leaders from the north east of the U.S. With circular economy success stories, waste prevention innovations, local and global perspectives as the shift to waste prevention and a circular economy continues to gain momentum.The zero waste east conference finds the balance between theory and action, demonstrating the event’s core message – the journey to a circular economy is already underway and according to Accenture $4.5 Trillion will move into the new circular economy by 2030.
This event is part of the Industry Transition program of Climate Week NYC.