After a late afternoon arrival, dinner Monday evening was with Zach Pogue and Glenn Schatz of ECoRe Ventures to discuss the POWER - Perishable Organics Waste to Energy Recycling -Website under construction.
|Dr. Bob Peoples, Holly & Scott
|Scott, Chris, Lynn Dyer & Clark Seydel
|Chris, Clark, Frank Hurst,
Bob Tonetti and \Scott
|Holly, Scott, Linda Dunn and
|Scott, Linda Chipperfield and
Day Two began with another wonderful breakfast at The Mayflower with Darryl Young, Sustainable Cities Program Director, The Summit Foundation. Darryl is one of the most connected individuals in the sustainability community! The breakfast was a fantastic mutual update for long-time friends Scott and Darryl and an appreciated Ei introduction to the Summit Foundation.
|Chris, Holly, Lynn Bragg,
Conni Kunzler & Bryan Vickers
With the nation's restaurant and bars major generators of glass from alcoholic beverages, the NRA support is key to mobilizing the foodservice industry to demand a glass recycling option other than single-stream. Refer to prior ZWZ Blog posts, Single-Stream Recycling: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly, Glass Recycling Kiln Ignited, The Continuing Glass Dilemma, and Single-Stream Recycling Controversy, where glass recycling is addressed and glass is identified as a contaminant in single-stream recycling.
|Neil Seldman &
The Meeting Marathon ended with meetings attended by NRA executives Scott DeFife (Sr. Executive VP of Government & Public Affairs) and Sue Hensley (Sr VP Public Affairs Communications). Future announcements, press releases and blog posts will document the outcome of the decisions made in these two meetings.
It is a thrilling time for foodservice operators as the National Restaurant Association is committed to leading the industry down the path to sustainable and healthful operating practices.
For the pictorial recap of the Ei|NRA Meeting Marathon visit the Ei FB album, 08-11 Ei Washington, D.C. Visit - A Meeting Marathon.