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"Zero Waste" -- Fad or Force?

Feb 24 | Mon |

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A Grit Daily Live production, in collaboration with Microsoft and Microsoft for Startups filmed in Times Square, New York. Includes drinks -- alcoholic and not.

With media from Grit Daily, Esquire, Vice, The Rising, and Hackernoon— with special guest and co-moderator Drew Grant. We've heard the stats: - The US is the "King of Trash" -- producing 250 million tons per year (National Geographic) - While 75% of consumables are recyclable -- we only recycle 30% of it (CNN) - 11 million tons of clothes, shoes and textiles go to landfills annually (Rubicon) Here to go a layer deeper behind the sometimes scary psychology, economics, and structural obstacles behind those numbers: - Moderated by guest moderator Brendan Sullivan (Lady Gaga’s DJ, contributor, Esquire) and Drew Grant (Managing Editor) with: - Magdalena Kulisz (Amphibag) - Anna Kimelman (Loopline) - Ushma Mehta (ThinkZero) - Mary Bemis (Reprise Activewear) - Chloe Vichot (My Fresh Bowl) - Anya Sapozhnikova (House of Yes) And other special guests.

Venue: Microsoft

11 Times Square Map