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[GreenYes] Join us for the Sustainable Business Workshop, July 31, San Pedro, CA

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Zero Waste Business Workshop:
Successful Business & Community Partnerships for Sustainability
July 31, 2007, San Pedro, CA

Achievement of Zero Waste is dependent upon the successful collaboration of businesses with businesses, businesses with government, and businesses with the public on programs that prevent waste and encourage sustainability.  This workshop presents successful models of sustainability that have either achieved Zero Waste or are making significant progress on sustainability, extended producer responsibility, product stewardship, and takeback programs. 

The South Bay Business Environmental Coalition (SBBEC, invites you to attend this workshop at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Pedro, CA as part of the CA Resource Recovery Association's 31
st Annual Conference (

12:45 pm  2:30 pm: "Models of Partnerships for Sustainability"
¨         Session Introduction: J. Michael Huls, Huls Environmental Media
¨         Keynote: Jeff Danzinger, Boardmember, CA Integrated Waste Management Board
¨         Moderator: Jill Brunkhardt, SBBEC Vice President, & Public Affairs Mgr. @ Chevron
¨         Leonard Robinson, Chief Deputy Director, CA Department of Toxic Substances Control on the       California Take It Back Partnership.
¨         Eiko Risch, Division Manager, Sustainability Office, Ricoh Electronics
¨         Jaime Lozano, President, SBBEC & Env. Specialist II @ City of Los Angeles

2:45 pm  4:15 pm: "Business Success Stories for Sustainability"
¨         Moderator: Gary Liss, Gary Liss & Associates
¨         Bert Ball, LA SHARES
¨                  Rodney Davis, MPH, Manager, Global Sustainability, Mattel Corporation
¨         Mark Yamauchi, Facilities Operations Manager, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
¨         Roian Atwood, Sustainability Director, Sole Technology
¨                  Clarence Smith, Operations Services Manager, Neutrogena Corporation

¨         Come early and attend CRRA Keynote Speakers (8  10 am):
                 § David B. Jones, Associate Director, Waste Management Division, EPA Region 9
        § Greig Smith, Los Angeles City Council and author of RENEW LA Plan
        § John Myers, CA Integrated Waste Management Board
¨         Join the new Commercial Recycling Council for businesses, communities and service providers to help businesses expand reuse, recycling and composting, including SBBEC Board Member Grace Huizar of Redondo Beach sharing SBBEC success in recognizing WRAP winners locally (11:30 am  12:15 pm)
¨  Visit over 50 exhibitors with the latest tools to get to Zero Waste (10 am - 4 pm)

To reserve seating at this exclusive event, register on-line at or call CRRA at (916) 441-2772.  Seating is first come, first served and priced at $100 for the entire day.

Special Discounts for SBBEC Members and WRAP Winners: If registering as a SBBEC member, on the Registration form on-line in the agenda/fees section, input the code "disc1" (case sensitive) and then, in the name box underneath, put  "SBBEC".  If registering as a WRAP member when on the agenda/fees section, input the code "disc2" (case sensitive) and then, in the name box underneath, put "WRAP".  These codes will automatically discount the registration fees by 10% upon checkout.

Gary Liss       
Fax: 916-652-0485

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