The Many Lives of Trash in the Baltimore Region
Join us to talk about local waste issues & solutions
About this Event
Goucher College, Towson University, and University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) have partnered with local grassroots organizations for this event series. 'Combating Toxic Injustices: Grassroots Solutions for Healthy Communities' is a storytelling series to understand environmental injustice in Baltimore, the rich history of grassroots organizing, and solutions built by the community for the community.
This panel discussion will feature panelists with expert knowledge on waste management. The first hour will be a facilitated dialogue, moderated by Sya Kedzior an Associate Professor within Towson University's Department of Geography & Environmental Planning. The conversation will be centered around the complexities of the Baltimore region’s waste management, the impacts of waste incineration on local communities, the current state of recycling and how to move the region towards a zero-waste system. The last 30 mins will be set aside for some audience questions and answers.
This event is open to the public.
****Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting link information. Please register at: https://manylivesoftrash.eventbrite.com
This event was made possible with the help of the following sponsors:
Pepsi, Goucher’s Robertson Lectureship Fund, American Library Association's Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change Program, Towson Student Government Association, Towson Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility, UMBC Sustainability, Goucher Sustainability, Towson Sustainability, Goucher Center for Geographies of Justice, Towson Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Towson Department of Geography & Environmental Planning, UMBC Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC American Studies