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Mayor Bowser to Host “Path to Zero Waste” Summit for Earth Day 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

CONTACT:
LaToya Foster - (202) 727-5011; [email protected]

(Washington, DC) – To highlight her commitment to reducing waste in the District of Columbia, Mayor Muriel Bowser will host the first-ever “Path to Zero Waste” summit on Earth Day, April 22. The summit is part of the Mayor’s bold agenda to move the city towards zero waste, save residents money and create more pathways to the middle class. Mayor Bowser will be joined by officials and representatives from the District Government in addition to experts and specialists from across the country and Canada.

WHO:

The Honorable Muriel Bowser, Mayor
Tommy Wells, Director, District Department of the Environment
Mark Chamber, Sustainability and Energy Management Director, Department of General Services
Hallie Clemm, Deputy Administrator of Solid Waste, Department of Public Works
Laine Cidlowski, Lead Urban Sustainability Planner, Office Of Planning
Maureen M. Holman, Program Manager, Sustainability, DC Water          
Dr. Sabine O'Hara, Dean, CAUSES, University of the District of Columbia
Kathy Hollinger, President and CEO of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington
Alexander Moore, Chief Development Officer, DC Central Kitchen
Chaz Miller, National Waste & Recycling Association (NSWMA)           
Tim Croll, Solid Waste Director, Seattle Public Utilities
Christian Felske, Technical Specialist - Environmental, Research & Regulatory, City of Edmonton (Alberta, Canada)
                       
WHEN:

Wednesday, April 22, 9 am to 12 pm
Mayor Bowser will deliver remarks at 10:15 am
Click here for the full agenda

WHERE:

University of the District of Columbia | David A Clark Law School
4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW
*Closest Metro: Van Ness-UDC station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]  

Social Media: 
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser Website: mayor.dc.gov