Monday, October 24, 2022 at 12:00 AM CDT
Friday, October 28, 2022 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Kelsey Davis 
TDEC Office of Sustainable Practices 

Zero Waste Week of Webinars 

Join us for a week of webinars that will highlight TN businesses that have taken Zero Waste initiatives, and local resources available to help citizens go Zero Waste in their every day lives.  

Monday Oct 24th:

Topic: Zero Waste TN
Time: 10:30 am
Host Kelsey Davis

The Zero Waste TN program is designed to help inform Tennesseans on how to make better choices and rethink the way we manage waste. Join us to learn how to focus on reducing waste by being aware of where it comes from and where it is going, and to make responsible decisions along the way. 

Tuesday Oct 25th:

Topic: Refilleries in TN: From Concept to Reality
Time: 3:00 pm
Host: Brandi Prewitt, panelist Megan Gill with The Good Fill Store Nashville

Join us to learn why refilling is a great solution to our waste issues in Tennessee and hear how some Tennessee entrepreneurs brought refilling from concept to reality in their communities!

Wednesday Oct 26th:

Topic: The Economics of Recycling: How to Recycle Right in Tennessee
Time: 10:00 am
Host: Jenn Harrman

While recycling can be one of the easiest ways to start your Zero Waste journey, recycling right has become confusing due to global changes in the recycling industry. Join Jenn Harrman, Zero Waste Program Manager with Metro Nashville Waste Services, as she pulls back the curtain on how recycling works regionally, why recycling is so confusing, and answers your questions about how to Recycle Right in Tennessee.


Friday Oct 28th:
Topic: Re-Earthing Resources in Tennessee
Time: 10:30 am
Host: Kelsey Davis, guest speaker Michael Ryan NewTerra Compost

Join us to learn about the last but not least step in the Zero Waste Heirarchy - Re-Earth. We will share all of Tennessee's composting service options and resources available to reduce your food and organics waste at home, in the office, and in school!