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Join us for the Free Webinar - "Making $cents of your Waste"

Submitted by: Ecoxera

Categories: Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Oct 28, 2009 – 04:09 PM EST


AUSTIN, Oct. 28 /CSRwire/ - Ecoxera and g2 Revolution announced today that they have partnered to deliver a free educational webinar on innovative waste management for retailers.

What: Free Educational Webinar - "Making $cents of your Waste"
When: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
Time: 11:00am to 11:45am CST

The free webinar will address the basics about the waste management, waste to profit networking, recycling, drivers and environmental standards, and will answer the following questions:

  • How can I cost effectively recycle within my stores?
  • What is a waste to profit network?
  • What upcoming or current legislation is associated with waste/recycling?
  • Where do I start when trying to look for alternatives to landfill?
  • I want to do something unique but cost effective with my waste as an alternative to landfill - what is possible?
  • How can a retailer create a competitive advantage by addressing waste management?
  • Are there any third-party standards governing waste management, recycling or upcycling?

Waste management and Life Cycle Assessment is becoming the standard by which environmental initiatives are being judged.

"What once was only thought of a cost center is now becoming a revenue stream, not to mention and exciting story to share," said Trent Dawson, Ecoxera's Green Operations and Maintenance President. "Over the past year countless retailers within the U.S. and abroad have announced zero waste initiatives. This has forced facility and operations teams to better understand their waste streams and get creative in finding new ways to turn what once was thought of as trash into a resource - in some cases, yielding profit."

Making sense of waste management and minimizing waste has become a very important component of successful sustainability programs in retail. The world is looking to retail to help drive sustainability. The consumer of today, and of the future, has high expectations of retailers, hotels and restaurants, especially regarding how wasteful they are, what they are doing with their waste, and how innovative they are with recycling/ upcycling.

"Taking ownership of your waste is a choice today, but a mandate tomorrow," said Billy Watterson, g2 Revolution CEO. "Federal, state and municipal legislation is moving towards regulating what retailers put in the landfill. Smart waste management and waste to profit networking today will position retailers as a leader in this realm of sustainability and provide a compelling green story for the brand."

Ecoxera and g2 Revolution look forward to sharing market perspective with the retail, hospitality and restaurant industry through this free educational webinar.


System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

About g2 Revolution
g2 revolution is dedicated to providing products and services that bring environmental sustainability and innovation into the retail, restaurant, and commercial office world. Our goal at g2 Revolution is to work with our clients to create solutions for their recycling and sustainability needs. g2 Revolution provides the tools, connections, and experience required to implement recycling programs in the workplace - from commingled recycling, to specialty waste recycling such as batteries and ballasts, to store displays and signage. Additionally, g2 Revolution consulting services provide companies with the knowledge and expertise required to g2 (go green) - from green building materials, to sustainable shipping containers and beyond. Above all, g2 Revolution prides itself with finding solutions to meet your company’s sustainability needs.

For more information visit http://www.g2rev.com/

About Ecoxera
Ecoxera, based in Austin, Texas, is an innovative team of experienced professionals in the field of sustainability who are driven to help the retail industry implement innovative and sustainable business models. Comprised of LEED® accredited professionals who have developed retail sustainability programs for prominent corporations as well as the United States Green Building Council, Ecoxera has the unique ability to develop effective, integrated green approaches that yield lasting bottom-line results and provide green equity into a retailer's brand. Ecoxera's expertise extends across four main sectors: Building Efficiency & Green Operations, Innovative Design & Construction, Sustainable Products & Supply Chains, and Greentelling(TM).

For more information visit ecoxera.com

For more information, please contact:

Tasha Petty Ecoxera
Phone: (512)422-8390

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