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The 2023 Reusies

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Quinnault, Floor 5

Who are the pioneers, trailblazers, innovators and game-changing heroes creating a world without waste? 

Find out at the third annual Reuse Awards, The Reusies! Join us as we celebrate the reuse heroes developing a better way than throwaway, advancing systemic change and co-creating a world where we can get what we need and want without all the waste. Afterwards, enjoy an engaging panel discussion on the collaboration needed to scale reuse.

Online viewers are invited to watch with us at on Wednesday, June 7 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT. The program will also be streamed live to YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Run of Show:

  • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT: The Reusies 2023
    • Find out the winners in the categories of Activism, Community Action, and Business Innovation—plus an honorary award for Corporate Initiative—at this in-person viewing party, a hybrid live and virtual show hosted by Kristy Drutman, Founder, Brown Girl Green
    • We will also feature live appearances by Erin Simon, World Wildlife Fund and Bryan Lewis, 
    • The program will last close to an hour, followed by a brief networking break.
  • 10:20am PDT / 1:20pm EDT: Indisposable Live (Live!): Working Together to Build the New Reuse Economy — Panel 
    • Building on The Reusies’ central theme of collaboration, we’ll have an open and engaging discussion on the successes, challenges, opportunities and cooperation needed among different sectors (e.g. corporations, investors, NGO/non-profits, communities and government) to make our vision of the New Reuse Economy a reality.
    • Moderator: Dr. Priscilla Johnson, Upstream
    • Speakers: Yinka Bode-George, Sustain our Future; Helen Kao, Starbucks; Georgia Sherwin, Closed Loop Partners; Ashima Sukhdev, City of Seattle
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