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Register by 10/16 for ZERI Certified System Designer Training, Cold Springs, NY, which starts 11/10/06
Apologies for Cross-Postings
2006 ZERI Certification Training Course, New York
Please forward to others interested in Sustainability, Pollution
Prevention and Zero Waste.
November 10 - 13, 2006, February 23 - 26, 2007 and May 4 - 7, 2007
ZERI stands for Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives (see
www.zeri.org). Zero Emissions means zero waste. . . zero pollution.
Research is about learning: finding appropriate technologies to meet
people's needs in a smarter way - in a way that reinforces natural
systems rather than depleting natural resources. And initiatives are
action: real projects and real developments within communities and within
businesses that provide jobs and create wealth by imitating natural
systems and using waste as a resource.
The ZERI Training Program is designed to provide a deep understanding of
systems thinking, knowledge of the Five Kingdoms of Nature, information
about innovative technologies for implementing ZERI systems, introduction
to the ZERI methodology, and development of skills for implementing
Building on the sciences of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, ZERI
recognizes that whatever is waste for a species of one kingdom of Nature
is a nutrient for a living organism in another kingdom. ZERI was
launched in 1994 at the United Nations University in Japan as a network
of scientists committed to finding innovative and practical solutions
based on sustainable natural systems. It has evolved into a network of
hundreds of ZERI-trained practitioners who are undertaking more than 60
projects on five continents.
The ZERI Training Program is spread out over a six month period that
includes a total of 12 days divided into three modules with a team of
instructors including ZERI founder, Gunter Pauli. Included in the
course will be case studies of ZERI projects and at least one site visit
to evaluate various projects within the context of the ZERI methodology.
The goal is to expand the pool of inspired, energetic ZERI-trained and
certified individuals who can apply the ZERI principles and methodology
in their communities and in their work.
The dates have been chosen in order to accommodate teachers' schedules.
Location: Glynwood Center, Cold Springs, NY.
For more information on the program, application or tuition, please go to
http://www.zeri.org/index.cfm?id=training or contact:
Logistics: Dorna Schroeter, firstname.lastname@example.org, 914-248-2335
Program: Dick White, email@example.com, 970-382-0049