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2019 District Straw Ban and Foodware Requirement Workshop

Last Date:


Location: 
600 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20001
Building: 
Farmers & Distillers
Details: 

If you own or manage a restaurant, this workshop is for you!  This workshop will introduce you to District requirements for the Straw Ban which starts January 1, 2019.   Restaurants are invited to bring their own single-use foodware items for review.

For more information on the straw ban, go to: https://doee.dc.gov/foodserviceware.

 

Who Should Attend?


AGENDA

 

 

2:00

Welcome and Introductions - Mary Lynn Wilhere, Urban Sustainability Administration, DOEE

 

2:10

2019 Straw Ban and Important Deadlines - Zachary Rybarczyk, Watershed Protection Division, Department of Energy and Environment

 

2:30

Foodware Guidance and Examples - Lillian Powers, Watershed Protection Division, Department of Energy and Environment

 

2:40 

DPW Recycling and Composting Guidance -- Howard Lee, Program Analyst, Department of Public Works (DPW)

 

2:50

Review of Restaurant Foodware - Zachary Rybarczyk, Watershed Protection Division, Department of Energy and Environment

Restaurants are invited to bring in the foodware they currently use in their takeout.  DOEE staff will review and make recommendations about alternatives.  This will also be a good opportunity to see what other restaurants are using for single-use food sales.

 

3:30

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Please contact Mary Lynn Wilhere, Urban Sustainability Administration, DOEE, at (202) 535-1939 or email, [email protected]

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-district-straw-ban-and-foodware-requirement-workshop-tickets-54308775008
Contact: 
Mary Lynn Wilhere
Phone: 
202-535-1939