Webinar: 10 Years of Public Policies and Initiatives Fighting Food Waste: Successes & Challenges

What lessons can we draw from the French and Californian pioneering regulations and initiatives against food waste? What are the challenges ahead? Join us for an international perspective!

Marie Mourad, PhD, will present her recently published book (in French) From Dumpsters to Dinners: 10 years of Fighting Food Waste in France and the United States. Based on more than 300 interviews with experts and stakeholders, Marie’s research takes an in-depth, critical but constructive look at public policies, innovative start-ups, and corporate and non-profit initiatives addressing food waste in California and France.

Marie Mourad has a PhD in Sociology and over 10 years of experience working as a food, waste, and sustainability expert and consultant for non-profits and governmental agencies in the U.S. and Europe. She currently assists San Francisco Department of the Environment and other jurisdictions in California in implementing SB1383 edible food recovery requirements.

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Hello Mushroom™ Packaging, Goodbye Plastic Waste, 12/22

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This month’s ZWAC Show is about the need for enlightened architecture to promote Zero Waste. We will feature an interview with James Ferrier, CEO of New Zealand-based BioFab which aspires to create compostable products from mycelium to replace plastic.

Our Recycling Archives will feature the late Mark Gorrell, architect of multiple resource recovery parks.

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Next Steps in the Fight Against Plastic, 11/22


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This show we are featuring one of the true leaders of Zero Waste Advocacy, TED-talk veteran, Captain Charles Moore. Capt. Moore is one of the earliest enviro-warriors against ocean plastic litter. We will discuss with him the current state of the fight, changes since he began calling attention to it, promising solutions, if any, and what the future holds for him.

Our show will begin with Susan Kinsella and a curated selection of what some of recycling’s pioneers inspired them to enter the field.

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Climate Change Solutions for the Future, 10/21

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ZWAC talks with soil experts for climate change solutions

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