“The Priestess of Waste-Free Living will be available to media at 2 p.m. today”
With an annual diversion rate hovering around 43%, Austin has a lot of work to do to reach its Zero Waste goal by 2040. Austin residents have many options, such as donation, recycling, reusing and composting, but Bea Johnson makes particular focus on reducing waste by making better purchasing choices. Famous for only collecting a pint’s worth of trash each year, Bea can help guide Austin residents closer to a Zero Waste lifestyle.
Media Availability with Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home
Wednesday, February 15th, 2:00 p.m.
In.gredients Zero Waste Grocer, 2610 Manor Road
To demonstrate the need for small scale Zero Waste businesses that offer options to reduce the materials customers purchase and how these options contribute to the City’s goal of reaching Zero Waste by 2040. Come hear her talk tonight at the Mexican American Cultural Center at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Imagine Austin Speaker Series.
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