Malaysia’s First Zero Waste Fest

Taken from their Facebook Event, https://www.facebook.com/events/140264303277716/

Wondering how to reduce your waste and begin your zero waste journey? Malaysia’s First Zero Waste Fest is brought to you by Zero Waste Malaysia, Sampah, Menyampah and The Hive- Bulk Foods.

Happening on 23rd December 2017, Saturday at Slate at The Row. We are excited to have Bea Johnson as our guest speaker sharing about Zero Waste Lifestyle. Bea is the Founder of Global #ZeroWasteMovement and author of the bestseller, Zero Waste Home, which is currently available in 17 languages!

Expect series of activities including Zero Waste Market, mini exhibition, workshops, launching of Zero waste Map and many more!

It’s never too late to live consciously. And we will see you on our event day!

–Malaysia’s First Zero Waste Fest–
Date: 23rd December 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 5p.m.
Venue: Slate@The Row, Kuala Lumpur
Fee: FREE!

–Program–
(No Registration required, everyone is welcome!)
10 am-5 pm: Zero Waste Concept Market & Zero Waste Mini Exhibition

(Registration is required for below programme. Please grab your ticket as seats are limited: (https://malaysiasfirstzerowastefest.eventbrite.com/) )
12.30 pm: Registration for Bea Johnson’s Talk

1.00 pm: Film screening, Bea Johnson’s Talk, Panel Discussion, Launching of Zero Waste Map.
(Vietnamese vegetarian refreshments will be served by An Viet)

4.00 pm: Press Conference & Book Signing

5.00 pm: See you!

(As we have super limited seats with extra high demand for Bea’s Talk, please make sure you can show up for the talk before booking. IF you are unable to show up last minute, please inform us via zerowastemy@gmail.com so we could transfer seats to people on waiting list!)

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Something you should know:
1. BYO: No disposables will be provided during the event, please bring your own bag, bottle, cutlery, plate and mug to the event. Be the Zero Waste Hero!

2. No Trash Bin: This is a Zero Waste Event, thus no trash bin will be placed at the event place.

3. Public Transport: Limited parking space around and will cost you an arm and a leg. Now we tell you a little secret…Dang Wangi LRT station and Medan Tuanku Monorail station is only in walking distance.
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–About Bea Johnson–
Bea Johnson and her family adopted a zero waste lifestyle a decade ago; their household produces a mere pint of trash per year.

With her blog and bestseller Zero Waste Home (translated in 17 languages, #1 on Amazon waste cat.), Bea launched a global movement and continues to inspire a growing community to live simply and take a stance against needless waste.

Her methodology is based on 5R’s: “Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot, and only in that order”. She shatters misconceptions, proving that zero waste can not only be stylish, but also lead to significant health benefits, and time and money savings.

She speaks at universities, corporate events and conferences all over the globe, including Google, Pixar, Adobe, the European
Parliament and the United Nations.

She has completed eight international tours and given 190+ speeches in 30+ countries on 6 continents. She has appeared on TV shows and in publications everywhere, from The Today Show to BBC Breakfast. Passionate and optimist, she was dubbed “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living” by the New York Times and is the leading spokesperson for the zero waste lifestyle.

She is a Grand Prize winner of The Green Awards, a member of the New Dream advisory council, and a French native who currently lives in Mill Valley, California.

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