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RIT New York State Pollution Prevention Institute invites you to their event

Reducing Community Food Waste: Keys to Developing Impactful Municipal Programs

About this event

Local communities across New York State are partnering with businesses and residents to help decrease environmental footprints and reduce waste-to-landfill. Starting with an effective food waste strategy can be invaluable.

Join food waste experts from New York State Pollution Prevention Institute on May 26, 2021 at 10AM (EDT) for Reducing Community Food Waste: Keys to Developing Impactful Municipal Programs. The virtual event will breakdown key aspects of building and maintaining a successful food waste management program. Topics include:

  • Defining a strong program foundation
  • Learning from and communicating with stakeholders
  • Leveraging a pilot for long term success

This webinar dives into some of the core elements shared in NYSP2I's recently launched 3-part toolkit - How to Build a Municipal Food Waste Strategy.

Who should attend?

This 60-minute webinar, plus an optional 30-minute networking session, is ideal for those looking to build or grow local food waste programs including municipal government employees, community and non-profit organizers, and volunteers.

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    Missy Hall Sustainable Food Program Manager; Sr. Pollution Prevention Engineer @ NYSP2I

    Missy Hall is the Sustainable Food Program Manager and a Senior Pollution Prevention Engineer at NYSP2I. She utilizes her years of experience in lean systems, sustainability, and food waste management to assist businesses and organizations through technical support, outreach, and education.

  • Team member
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    Selena Cochran Marketing & Communications Coordinator @ Center of Excellence at RIT

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    Ava Labuzetta Pollution Prevention Engineer @ NYSP2I

    Ava Labuzetta is a Pollution Prevention Engineer at the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT. Her work focuses on food system sustainability, and she works closely with municipalities and businesses across the food supply chain to both prevent food waste, and divert it from landfill.

RIT New York State Pollution Prevention Institute

NYSP2I is sponsored by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation and led by Rochester Institute of Technology. We give organizations registered with New York State the information, resources, and solutions they need to become more sustainable.