SuCESS is hosting A two day workshop on Zero Waste and Resource Recovery Park planning on Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30 with international Zero Waste consultant Richard V. Anthony. All members of the Sunshine Coast community are invited to learn about Zero Waste and participate in sustainability planning for their region.

Workshops are free, but donations will be greatly appreciated.
Tables are available for non-profits and businesses at the Gibsons workshop. Cost $20.  To register for a table use this form >>.
Light lunch will be available for purchase.

Zero Waste and Environmental Sustainability Workshop - Regional Overview

Saturday May 29, 9am to 4pm
Cedars Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
895 Gibsons Way, Gibsons

9 am Registration and introduction
10-12 Richard Anthony and guest speaker
12-1 Lunch
1pm - 2pm Richard Anthony and guest speakers
2pm -3pm Discussions and questions
3:30pm - 4pm Richard Anthony and closing

Scheduled guest speakers: Clint Mahlman London Drugs;  Tim Turner Sea to Sky Environmental School;  Rod Muir Sierra Club

Zero Waste and Environmental Sustainability Workshop - Resource Recovery Park Design

Sunday May 30th, 11am to 5pm
Pender Harbour Music School, downtown Pender Harbour

11am - 12pm Registration/Introduction, Richard Anthony/ First Day Review
12pm -1pm Richard Anthony/Design Principles
1pm -2pm Lunch 
2pm - 4pm Design Session 2
4pm - 5pm Discussion groups/Closing

Scheduled guest speaker: Don Marshall: RRP Experience, Bowen Island

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

[blockquote]About Richard Anthony

Richard V. Anthony began his career in Public Administration in 1971 as a manager of the California State University Long Beach Recycling Center.  He received a MS in Public Administration in 1974.  Mr. Anthony has worked his entire career in environmental program management positions. He is an internationally recognized and published expert in the area of Resource Management using the Zero Waste Systems approach.   Richard Anthony is a founder and member of the Board of Directors of the California Resource Recovery Association, the Grassroots Recycling Network, the Zero Waste International Alliance (ZIWA), the USA National Recycling Coalition (past board member).  In 2008 he participated in the development of Zero Waste Plans for Los Angeles, Austin, Dubuque, and the Island of Hawaii.    He is an Instructor in the Californian Resource Recovery Association Certificate Program and Board Member of the California Resource Management Technical Institute.

Sustainable Coast magazine featured an article by Richard Anthony, Confessions of a Landfill Apologist, in February.[/blockquote]