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Events

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View past trainings and presentations on the USGBC course catalog under the "Programs" filter for TRUE and on YouTube. Sign up for emails to get event announcements.


Zero Waste Forum, hosted by Race to Zero Waste

  • April 2-6, 2024
  • San Francisco, CA

Join TRUE Director Stephanie Barger and Sue Beets-Atkinson on Friday at this multi-day event! Join Race to Zero Waste and partners for the Zero Waste Forum & Annual International Dialogue. This event promises four engaging days of zero waste collaboration, education, and fun, while building on conversations from the International Day of Zero Waste. The lineup includes the Zero Waste USA Intro to Zero Waste course, featuring esteemed international speakers affiliated with the Zero Waste International Alliance, alongside local Bay Area zero waste businesses and organizations. Enjoy informative tours, a vibrant festival, and more!


Carolina Recycling Association's Zero Waste Business & Industry Track

  • April 10, 2024
  • Cherokee, North Carolina

Attend Carolina Recycling Association's Zero Waste Business & Industry Track day at the 2024 Conference in Cherokee, North Carolina. Hear from keynote speaker Wes Carter, CEO of TRUE certified Atlantic Packaging. TRUE Director, Client Solutions, Susie Vincent and the newly TRUE certified Wicked Weed Brewing team will present on "Unlocking the Power of Waste Reduction to Achieve ESG Goals." There is lots of TRUE coverage at this exciting event. We hope to see you there!


SOAR 2024: Technical Solutions for Resource Management

  • April 10, 2024
  • Phoenix, AZ

Join TRUE team member Celeste McMickle at SWANA Soar for a session Wednesday, April 17 at 10 am - Public Private Partnerships Pave the way. SOAR delivers practical solutions to solid waste’s most difficult problems. This technical conference connects experts and problem-solvers in industry-changing conversations about your most complex challenges.


National Zero Waste Conference Call for Proposals Deadline

  • May 1, 2024
  • Virtual

Do you have a zero waste story to tell? Submit your idea to the National Zero Waste Conference, happening in October 2024, to share with the larger zero waste community.


Circularity 24: Accelerating the Circular Economy

  • May 22-24, 2024
  • Chicago, IL

Join TRUE team member Celeste McMickle at Circularity 2024 in Chicago. As the leading conference for professionals building the circular economy, Circularity 24 offers thought-provoking keynotes, actionable breakouts, a solutions-oriented expo and unparalleled networking opportunities for leaders implementing circular solutions.


Greenbuild 2024

  • October 2-3, 2024
  • Philadelphia, PA

Mark your calendar! Join TRUE at the largest green building conference in the world.