Waste Policy

Florianopolis is hosting the 7th International Conference Zero waste


15 Oct 2010

Written by

ZWE Staff


Florianopolis, October 14, 2010 – The state capital of Santa Catarina was the Brazilian city chosen to host the 7th International Conference on Zero Waste, Zero Waste by the Institute in partnership with Brazil’s Zero Waste International Alliance and Environmental Novociclo. On 28 and 29 October, Thursday and Friday, Florianópolis discuss the “Zero Waste Solutions for managing discarded resources, eliminating waste and pollution, creating new jobs, sustainablity and self reliance.

There are international experts, representatives of the private sector, academia, NGOs and politicians from federal, state and local sustainability programs that will discuss and present case studies of policies and projects, as well as actions that have worked in national and international scene. All events will be held at the Multipurpose Center Hotel Cacupé SESC.

Speakers include the Chair of the Zero Waste International Alliance , Richard V. Anthony and representatives from Zero Waste United Kingdom, Zero Waste South Africa, Zero Waste Italy, Zero Waste Canada, Zero Waste Philippines and a delegation from Zero Waste California as well as local experts.

Entries can be made through the site until October 25. The conference is targeted at students, researchers and professionals in Brazil and abroad in areas of design, architecture, urbanism, landscape architecture, biology, sociology, environment, education, public administration and engineering and representatives of civil society organizations that have a relationship directly or indirectly with urban planning, design, construction, management of a sustainable built environments, urban or rural.

Office Communications 7 th Conference internacionl zero waste
Juliana Guimarães
(48) 91210972
7th International Conference Zero Waste 28 and 29 October – Thursday and Friday
Multipurpose Center Hotel SESC Cacupé Florianópolis – SC
Registration and information:
or 55 (48) 3025-1134

Press information:

Gustavo Abdalla- (48) 3025 5899

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