Resource Efficiency: The 3 R’s Webinar is coming up Next week. Mark your calendars for August 19 and 20, 2021 for the Resource Efficiency: The 3 R’s Webinar. This month we will be discussing SDG 12.5: Reduction of waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse. The main themes of the webinar are:
- Waste Management Activities
- The 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
- Innovative Approaches to Increase Resource Efficiency
Event Timing: August 19 and 20, 2021
DAY 1 – August 19, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Topic: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) activities on Waste
By Muhammed Omotola, Programme Officer at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). His career in UNEP began in the summer of 2001, where he worked briefly with the Secretariat of the Basel Convention developing projects on ‘Handling of Health Care Waste’ and as a consultant in the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention tasked with the successful implementation of a GEF global medium sized project on “Support for the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)”.
Topic: Warp It, A Reuse Network for Organizations
By Daniel Bede O’Connor, Founder and Head of Customer Happiness at Warp It, UK. Warp It is an asset reuse network which makes it easy for organisations to procure or give away surplus items, within their organisation and beyond. The platform improves sustainability and collaboration, whilst reducing waste and unnecessary purchasing. Daniel’s main focus is on the Circular Economy, specifically extending the lifespan of products. However more recently (with the increased time pressure of Climate Emergency) his focus has moved to other areas where he can help expedite sustainability.
DAY 2 – August 20, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Topic: Presenting a partnership project between Carlisle and EnvironFocus, An innovative approach to increasing recycling efficiency
By Eric Holland, Part of the Sustainability team at Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM). CCM is a $1.7 billion division of Carlisle Companies. It employs over 2,400 and operates 24 plants in North America and 5 in Europe. It is a diversified manufacturer and supplier of premium building products for the commercial and residential construction markets. Carlisle has been a recognized leader in the roofing industry for nearly half a century, offering high-performance single-ply roofing solutions that include EPDM, TPO, PVC and roof garden systems.
By Obie Agusiegbe, The Founder and CEO of EnvironFocus Incorporated, Obie, is a Certified Environmental Professional under ECO Canada with an Environmental Manager designation. She has over 19 years of experience spanning different sectors, including oil and gas, manufacturing, government, non-profit, pharmaceutical, and consulting in Canada, West African Countries, and overseas. Obie’s competencies include Environmental Site Assessment, Waste Management, Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14000 series and Life Cycle Assessments), Energy Management, Renewable Energy, Environmental Sustainability, Natural Resource Management, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), GRI Sustainability Reporting, Training and Workshop Facilitation, Health and Safety, Community Outreach and Development, Project and Program Management, Research and Business Analysis, Website Design.
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