Building Open Opportunity Structures

BOOST is a creative community solutions organization that develops and utilizes innovative and customized strategies to build structured relationships between residents, businesses, organizations, and government agencies that lead to beneficial economic, social, and educational opportunities and outcomes in underserved and emerging urban neighborhoods.

Monday, March 01, 2010

Sustainable Waste-Stream Solutions & Opportunities: Food, Material & Community Capital Development Strategies

Please RSVP now. Limited space: On Sunday, March 14, Priscilla Hayes from the Rutgers Solid Waste Resource Renewal Group; Rob Benjamin from Sustainable Hamilton; and Eric Hansel of EGM Green will participate as panelist for Green Jobs Jersey's first of a series of forums designed to stimulate thought and dialog around the question - "What's Greening Your Industry or Company?".

This session will take place from 10:30am until 12 noon at Beanwood Coffee Latin Bistro, located at 222 Farnsworth Avenue in Bordetown New Jersey. The meeting is free and open to the general public with a donation to the New Jersey Division of Salvation Army's Haiti relief, recovery and relocation effort. Please RSVP by reply email or by phone at 609-379-2885 or on-line at http;//

Topics on March 14 will include:

* From Food Waste to Renewable Energy

* Sustainable Community Capital from Re-purposed Land, Buildings and Waste

* Eco-Friendly Waste-Stream Solutions in furnishings, products and merchandising

Our survey will scan multiple industry sectors in the state of New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and the greater Philadelphia metropolitan region by documenting current trends and better practices in five areas of green impact:

* Food;

* Energy;

* Transportation;

* Environment (natural);

* Buildings (home, commercial and institutional)

We are surveying at least twenty (20) industry groups' by defining and assessing the impacts that one or more of the five areas of impact described above are having in each respective industry/company.

Contact us at or call 609-379-2885 for more early-bird details about being a group leader, sponsor, on-the-ground forum host. or special adviser for our Green Jobs Jersey Green Asset Survey.

Sponsors include AgServe Sustainable Land Management (, Heats In Mind LLC (, Drew Cifrodelli ( Personal Empowerment Communication (!/PersonalEmpowermentComm?ref=ts) & The BACH Foundation ( We invite sponsor inquiries at or 609-379-2885.

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