YES Symposium


Keynote Speakers:


The symposium will feature keynote speakers Bob Gedert, Director of Resource Recovery in Austin, Texas, and Neil Seldman, President of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance from Washington, DC.  Bob and Neil have a wealth of experience in designing and implementing recycling and resource recovery programs in cities across the country. To learn more about Austin’s terrific “zero waste program,” you can visit:

We’ll also feature local experts on composting and recycling, and will learn about the status and plans for recycling programs in Cleveland and across the county.

Link to agenda

Please bring your neighbors, your notebooks, and your ideas for how we can move our city forward in creative and practical ways, both at the neighborhood and city-wide level.




With support from the George Gund Foundation


June 02, 2012 at 9am - 3pm
Downtown YMCA
2200 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
United States
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Sarah Batke · · 216-861-5200
Jesse Varner Ohio Citizen Action

Will you come?

$10.00 Registration - includes lunch
admission to all workshops, coffee, drinks, snacks, and lunch
$5.00 Registration - does not include lunch
admission to all workshops, coffee, drinks, and snacks (bring a brown bag lunch)

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