9:00 am - 12:30 pm


UMass Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Rd, Dartmouth, MA, 02747

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MassDEP will share resources to help businesses and institutions comply with the Commercial Food Material Disposal Ban and RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts will share updates on the development of best management practices for transitioning to reusable takeout containers.

Additional presenters will highlight successful programs and best practices to divert food scraps and organics from disposal. All Massachusetts businesses and institutions are encouraged to register.

The event will run from 9:00 am -12:30 pm. If you are planning on attending virtually, the live webinar will run from 9:30 am – 11:30 am, as we are not able to provide a virtual tour.

Agenda Highlights 


  1. Bonnie Heiple, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP) 
  2. Heather Billings, Senior Waste Reduction Consultant, RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts 
  3.  Alyssa Lee, Managing Partner, Mei Mei Dumplings 
  4.  Mark Oshiro, Senior Purchasing Manager, The Westin Copley Place 
  5.  Jamie Jacquart, Assistant Director of Campus Sustainability, UMass Dartmouth 

Q&A Panel 


Tour of UMass Dartmouth’s waste diversion programs 

Event Sustainability 

We encourage you to bring reusable water bottles and coffee cups. Water refill stations and coffee will be available throughout the event.