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Compost for Brooklyn | Trash Talk: A Panel Discussion on Transforming NYC’s Waste, Thursday 12/8

December 6, 2011

 

C O M P O S T   F O R   B R O O K L Y N
presents
TRASH TALK: A Panel Discussion on Transforming NYC’s Waste

 

Thursday, December 8 |  P.S. 217 1100 Newkirk Ave Brooklyn, NY  |  7:30 – 9:30 PM

Tours of Compost for Brooklyn begin at 5:30 PM. The garden is located on Newkirk Avenue and East 8th Street.

  • How do we handle food scraps and organic waste on a large scale (think Whole Foods, or a hospital system)?
  • How does a community farm handle it?
  • What are innovative technologies for your home?

Come listen and discuss the future of waste management with experts in the field at this exciting Compost for Brooklyn event!

 

PANELISTS:________________________________________________________

Tristam Coffin  |  Green Mission Specialist, Whole Foods

Kendall Christiansen  |  Senior Consultant on Environmental Affairs, Gaia Strategies / InSinkErator

Maurice LaBonne  |  Senior Vice President, Facilities Services, North Shore LIJ Health System

David Buckel  |  Compost & Market Manager, Red Hook Community Farm

MODERATED BY:____________________________________________________

Miriam Garron  |  Vice Chair, Compost for Brooklyn

 

Volunteers are needed to greet guests and help set up.  If interested, please email compostforbrooklyn@gmail.com.

All are welcome
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COMPOST FOR BROOKLYN IS FISCALLY SPONSORED BY THE OPEN SPACE INSTITUTE AS PART OF ITS CITIZEN ACTION PROGRAM


 

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