Nov 17 Webinar: Simplify the Holidays

Free Webinar
Wed, Nov 17th | 12-1pm CST

The Nebraska Recycling Council is holding a free webinar on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CST about simplifying the winter holidays and other celebrations through waste reduction. Just after the Halloween candy is gone, we start to think about winter holiday gift giving. Join us for a webinar held in partnership with the Center for Biological Diversity that includes tips, tricks and hacks for having a low-waste and less stressful holiday season and other special occasions. Speakers include: Kelley Dennings, Sarah Baillie, and Adoma Addo from the Center for Biological Diversity.

About the Speakers

Kelley Dennings is a campaigner with the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity. Prior to the Center, she worked as a local government recycling coordinator, and for NC’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Keep America Beautiful and the American Forest Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in natural resources from N.C. State and a master’s degree in public health from the University of South Florida.

Sarah Baillie, Population and Sustainability Organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity, leads outreach efforts to help people understand how the pressures of our growing human population and high levels of consumption hurt wildlife and habitat. She wrote the Wildlife-friendly Wedding Guide and manages the SoKind registry. Sarah holds a bachelor’s in wildlife conservation from the University of Delaware, a master’s in biology from Villanova University, and a master’s of public administration from the University of Arizona.

Adoma Addo is a Senior at Yale University studying Environmental Science and Global Health. With a keen interest in sustainability, Adoma’s research focuses on the nexus between environmental, social, and economic justice. She’s been working with the Center for Biological Diversity’s Population and Sustainability program for over a year.