Empowering students and young professionals to lead their communities to a zero waste future
At the Zero Waste Youth Convergence we provide students and young professionals the resources to protect the health of their communities and environment from unnecessary waste.
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Announcing Maricela Mares-Alatorre as the 2018 Zero Waste Youth Convergence keynote speaker!
Maricela is a Community Organizer and Policy Advocate with Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice. Maricela is a mother of two, and a long-time resident of the farmworker community of Kettleman City, California, home to the largest hazardous waste landfill in the western United States. She played a leading role in the fight against expansion of Chemical Waste Management’s hazardous waste landfill, an effort that prevented the disposal of approximately 250,000 truckloads of toxic waste.
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