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Subject: 4/15/99 BEN Meeting-"The Business of Sustainability"
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WHAT: BEN Earth Day Forum "The Business of Sustainability

WHEN: Thursday, April 15, 1999, 7:00 - 9:00 PM (NOTE DIFFERENT TIME)

WHERE: Palo Alto City Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto



</bigger>The Business Environmental Network, Bay Area Environmental
Forum and City of Palo Alto invite you to an Earth Day Forum


A "Restorative Economy" accounts for environmental protection and the
limits of nature in the production, distribution and disposal of goods
and services. Industrial Ecology (IE) is one of the approaches which
is quickly gaining ground as companies endeavor to profitably reduce
their impact on the environment. IE takes the natural model of
advanced productivity and applies it to business, showing how to
leverage small amounts of physical resources into tremendous
creativity, productivity, and profit.<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Join us for a special forum in honor of Earth Day (April
22) featuring representatives from a host of local businesses and
organizations describing how companies are striving toward

</fontfamily>Bill Shireman, Global Futures, Inc. - Applying Industrial

</fontfamily>Kelly Moran, City of Palo Alto - Local businesses working
to protect the Bay<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Jim Duffy, Alonzo Printing - Low emission printing on
recycled & tree-free paper<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Matt Reynolds of Indigenous Designs - Hemp and
environmentally-friendly clothing<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Jessie Cool of Flea Street Cafe - Organic food restaurant

</fontfamily>Thursday, April 15, 1999<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>7 p.m. to 9 p.m.<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily> <fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Palo Alto City Council

</fontfamily>250 Hamilton Avenue<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Palo Alto<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>$5 SUGGESTED DONATION<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>NO RESERVATION REQUIRED<fontfamily><param>Times</param>

</fontfamily>Call (650) 962-9876 or e-mail to BEN@pccf.org for more

</fontfamily><underline>DIRECTIONS</underline> From Highway 101:
Exit University Avenue (Palo Alto). Continue West on University. Turn
Left on Middlefield Road. Turn Right on Hamilton Avenue and continue
to number 250. Parking available in garage below building.

</fontfamily>From Caltrain: Downtown Palo Alto stop. Hamilton Ave is
parallel to University Ave, one block


Laura Teksler


3921 E. Bayshore Road

Palo Alto, CA 94303

(650) 962-9876

(650) 482-9886 (voicemail)

(650) 962-8234 (fax)