May 8, 2014
National Zero Waste Business Council
Atlanta, GA

Through a grant from EPA Region IV and participation from government at all levels, a diverse team brings organics and compostable-packaging diversion beyond the pilot phase. The grant team is working with Charlotte-area businesses to turn waste into value through composting food scraps and appropriate packaging. The project partners hope to accelerate the rate at which sustainable materials-management practices are adopted by municipalities and private companies across the United States.

Ei Founder Holly Elmore orchestrated and moderated the powerful panel consisting of EPA grant team members: