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Big Plastic and the Economics of Recycling

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Recycling is a highly discussed topic and for many people, it’s an entry point to the larger conversation about sustainability. Join us on January 27, for this panel discussion as Patrick and Jenn hear from experts in the field and unravel the mysteries of the plastic industrial complex and delve into the economics beyond recycling.

Guest Panelists:
Michael L. Crouch
Adjunct Instructor in Economics and Ph.D. Candidate
Vanderbilt University

Dr. Emily Stutzman Jones
Director, Institute of Sustainable Practice
Lipscomb University

This event is free and open to the public. Registration required to view live.

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Metro Public Works and Urban Green Lab are partnering on a new educational series “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream” focused on how Nashvillians can better reduce, reuse, and recycle and live more sustainably.

Hosted by Metro Public Works’ Waste Reduction Program Manager Jenn Harrman and Urban Green Lab’s Sustainability Education Manager Patrick King, Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream will feature interviews, webinars, and panel discussions with Nashville’s top experts in all areas of waste and sustainability.

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://bit.do/upstreamep2

Organizers

Urban Green Lab
Metron Nashville Public Works

Venue

Virtual