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Join us for the official launch of the Zero Waste Design Guidelines, an initiative of the Center for Architecture, in collaboration with the AIA New York Committee on the Environment, Kiss + Cathcart Architects, ClosedLoops, and the Foodprint Group. The guidelines will help New York City achieve its OneNYC plan, released in April 2015, which outlined a bold goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030.

The Zero Waste Design Guidelines have been developed for architects and building professionals to help New York City achieve its OneNYC plan. Released in April 2015, the plan outlined a bold goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030. Like the Active Design Guidelines, developed by city agencies in collaboration with AIA New York, with the appropriate dissemination, the principles of the Design Guidelines for Zero Waste, could become commonplace for developers and architects and could be required in city agency RFPs.

The guidelines team looked at lessons learned in other cities, reviewed in-depth case studies for multiple building types in NYC, and convened multidisciplinary workshops with a wide array of stakeholders during the first half of 2017, including architects, developers, building managers and operators, urban planners, city agencies (DSNY, DOT, DCP and MOS), and consultants.

Join us to learn more about how we plan to achieve these goals.

Bridget Anderson, Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability, DSNY
Mark Chambers, Director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
Clare Miflin, Associate Principal, Kiss + Cathcart
Juliette Spertus, Co-founder, ClosedLoops
Benjamin Miller, Co-founder, ClosedLoops
Christina Grace, Principal, Foodprint Group

Organized by
Center for Architecture; AIANY Committee on the Environment
  • With Support From
Wednesday, 10/18
6pm to 8pm
Center for Architecture
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