Rutgers Environmental Stewards Commencement – All are invited
November 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm$20
Everyone is invited to Commencement! It does not matter if you are in the program or not. Everyone is invited! Invite your friends, neighbors, host organizations.. RES Commencement is open to everyone!
Registration is required. $20 fee includes breakfast snacks and lunch (and exciting keynote lecture, poster sessions, lightning talks and more!).
9am: Registration and Coffee
9:30am: Welcome – Michele Bakacs, RES Statewide Coordinator, and Brian Schilling, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Director
9:45am: Keynote Speaker – Michael Waas, TerraCycle
10:30am: Environmental Stewards Projects Lightning Talks
11:15am: Poster Session and Networking
11:45am: Certifications and Wrap-Up
Michael Waas is the Global Vice President of Brand Partnerships at TerraCycle, an international leader in collecting and repurposing difficult-to-recycle waste. TerraCycle engages tens of millions of consumers in 20+ countries, has recycled billions of pieces of waste, and pioneered recycling solutions for some of the world’s most challenging waste streams. In 2019, TerraCycle launched Loop, a global platform that allows companies to shift to a durable supply chain through a reuse model.