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Climate Smart hosts webinars on zero waste

| March 24, 2021 1:00 AM

Climate Smart Glacier County is launching a six-part webinar series titled, “Beyond Recycling: Making Zero Waste Work,” to learn, share, and discuss how to make zero waste a reality.

Each webinar will feature expert panelists for question and answer sessions and professional consultation. Registration is free and attendees will have an opportunity to win gift cards from a variety of sustainable local businesses through a raffle drawing at each session.

Zero Waste International Alliance defines it as “the conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning and with no discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.”

The webinar series will cover a range of subjects, including:

March 31: “The What, Why, How of Zero Waste” (Panelists: Helena Citizen Conservation Board and Missoula’s Zero by 50 & Home Resource)

April 28: “Compost and Organic Waste” (Panelists: Happy Trash Can and City of Bozeman)

May 26: “Zero Waste Businesses: Making Them Work

June 30: “Innovators in Zero Waste”

Sept 29: “Zero Waste Communities in Action”

Oct 27: “Circling Back: Where Do We Go From Here?”

Registration must be completed in advance of each session and attendees can join any and all sessions. To sign up and for more information, visit the Climate Smart Glacier County website at

This series is sponsored by the Whitefish Community Foundation.