September 10, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:00 PMDowntown Campus
Come hear Brett Davis, a New Orleans native and the founder of Grounds Krewe and Dana Eness, Executive Director of Urban Conservancy, discuss how their non-profits are collaborating to make our city's special events more environmentlly conscious. Their goals include providing the tools and services necessary to help special events in New Orleans reduce waste and improve efficiency. Ground Krewe's initiatives include "On the Route" parade recycling, a sustainable Mardi Gras throws catalog, and the waste reduction marching krewe - the Trashformers. Urban Conservancy will enlighten us on their Front Yard Initiative and their collaborations with Grounds Krewe. Please join us to find out how our local organizations are engaging and empowering the public to make our city and festival season green and great!