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Every week, the average New Yorker throws out nearly 15 pounds of waste at home and another nine pounds of waste at work and in commercial establishments. Altogether, that adds up to more than six million tons of waste generated per year.
What role do designers play in New York City’s waste ecosystem? And how can designers help the City achieve its ambitious goal of sending Zero Waste to Landfills by 2030? Join us to hear the latest creative solutions--from high-fashion textile up-cycling to new guidelines for building design.
Kathryn Garcia, Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation New York
Heron Preston, Designer in Residence, NYC Department of Sanitation
Clare Miflin, RA, Kiss + Cathcart, Architects
Jessica Lax, Director of Competitions, Van Alen Institute
Design Talks are open and free to all, but a reservation is required: RSVP.
This talk is part of Design Talks NYC and will take place at the Durst Organization on the 21st floor of 4 Times Square (enter at 151 West 42nd Street).
Presented by NYC Department of Sanitation.