A Smart Way to Avert a Trash Crisis and Save Money

APA Connecticut Chapter

#9161197

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

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Overview

Planners will learn about their roles as long range planners on aspects of land use and planning to solve evolving issues in waste management. Connecticut faces a major trash problem and over the past few years CT DEEP has teamed up with over 30 Connecticut municipalities to fund an evaluation of the benefits and feasibility of implementing a Save Money and Reduce Trash (SMART) program in their community.

Speakers

Kristen Brown

Invited Speaker

Kristen Brown is a national expert on solid waste reduction and recycling incentive programs, and leads WasteZero’s strategic partnership activities. She has three decades of experience working for manufacturers of recycled packaging. Brown is a holder of two U.S. patents and author of many trade journal articles. Read More

Jennifer Weymouth

Invited Speaker

Jennifer has worked in resource conservation for 10 years. At CT DEEP she provides technical assistance in sustainable materials management to support municipalities and leads the SMART initiative. She holds an MS in Resource Management and Conservation from Antioch University New England and is a UConn Master Composter. Read More

Contact Info

Jeanne Davies, ctriverplanner@gmail.com