Racing to Zero: In Pursuit of Zero Waste

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Go behind the scenes and meet the inventive & enthusiastic characters across the city who are turning trash into resources. 

Directors

Christopher Beaver

Country

USA

Year

2014

Running Time

59 mins 

Watch the Film

http://www.racingtozero.org

Take Action

http://trash24.org/resources

SFGFF Film Program:

SF Green Film Festival Screening: May 29, 2015

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Garbage takes on a whole new life in Bay Area film Racing to Zero. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Go behind the scenes and meet the inventive & enthusiastic characters across the city who are turning trash into resources. The city already recycles, composts and reuses a huge 80% of its garbage. But there’s more to do. Racing to Zero presents an inspiring blueprint for change across America.

DISCUSSION WITH:

- Diana Fuller, producer

- Mike Biddle, CEO, iAQ Systems Inc

- Robert Haley, Zero Waste Manager, SF Department of the Environment