The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability: Greenworks 2012 Progress Report

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Date: 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Greenworks Philadelphia, a plan of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, sets 15 sustainability targets in the areas of energy, environment, equity, economy, and engagement to make Philadelphia the greenest city in America by 2015. In June 2012, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability will release the Greenworks Midway Update and 2012 Progress Report, a report card on how the program is faring and its plans for the future. Join them at the Academy to hear from five leaders who are working hard to move the Philadelphia Greenworks initiative forward.

This event is free and seating is not guaranteed.

Please arrive with your printed registration.

Speakers:

  • Donald Carlton, Streets Department Operations Administrator, will update you on Philadelphia’s recycling operations and the new Insinkerator “Clean Kitchen, Green Community” pilot program.
  • Natalie Shieh, Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, will teach you how zoning reform is supporting sustainability and attracting clean business.
  • Erica Smith Fichman, TreePhilly Manager at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, will give you the scoop on the City's new tree giveaway, education, and maintenance programs.
  • Additional speaker to be confirmed (please see online registration page for updates)
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Event Type: 
Educational Events
Topic: 
City Planning