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SiTC Episode 19: Tennessee’s Zero Waste Day

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT


An average Nashvillian throws away a whopping 6.56 pounds of trash per day, nearly 2 pounds more than the national average! Though we want our city to lead in many things, waste creation shouldn’t be one of them. Join us on Tennessee’s 2nd annual Zero Waste Day as we speak with the Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation (TDEC) about the importance of reducing our waste, reusing what we already have, and rethinking what we consider waste in the first place.

Special Guest Speaker:

Kelsey Davis,
Environmental Consultant,
Office of Policy and Sustainable Practices,
TN Department of Environment and Conservation

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


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 Nashville’s Waste Reduction Program Manager Jenn Harrman and Urban Green Lab’s Sustainability Education Manager Christina Langone, “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream” features interviews, webinars, and panel discussions with Nashville’s top experts in all areas of waste and sustainability.


October 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT


Urban Green Lab
Metro Nashville Public Works



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