Join the Sierra Club and the University of District of Columbia for this visually-rich and upbeat discussion with best-selling author Bea Johnson as she shares her tribulations and secrets to achieving Zero Waste and the importance of the 5R's (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot). During her talk, Bea will shatter misconceptions and discuss how a Zero Waste lifestyle can lead to significant health benefits, as well as time and money savings. She will bring the sometimes intimidating topic of Zero Waste down to a manageable scale. Bea’s non-judgmental approach and practical suggestions will help the environmentally unaware and eco-minded alike discover a whole world of possibilities for creating a more sustainable and waste-free lifestyle. Find out more about Bea and her Zero Waste lifestyle at www.zerowastehome.com.