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USGBC NE FL Innovation Forum: Zero Waste Facility Certification

  • August 29, 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Haskell -- 111 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32202


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Join us for the next USGBC Northeast Florida Innovation Forum!

This forum will be an introduction and overview to Zero Waste Facility Certification created by U.S. Zero Waste Business Council and administered by Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI).

Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, guiding people to change their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become resources for others to use. Zero Waste means designing and managing products and processes to systematically avoid and eliminate the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources and not burn or bury them. Implementing Zero Waste will eliminate all discharges to land, water or air that are a threat to planetary, human, animal or plant health.


Jason Taliszczak, LEED Green Associate
JT Environmental Consulting

Jason Teliszczak is an entrepreneur with a passion for saving the environment and strengthening personal safety to make the world a more secure place. After earning a B.S. in Environmental academia and to ensure his vision would not be put to waste, he built his own successful consulting firm, JT Environmental Consulting, and has quickly become an expert within the Green Building industries. 

With more than a decade of consulting experience, Mr. Teliszczak assists his clients in setting targets and achieving goals. Organizations throughout the world, from fortune 500 corporations to non-for-profits with under 25 employees, utilize Mr. Teliszczak’s expertise & knowledge to perform compliance audits, internal audits, and to become certified to many different standards. Mr. Teliszczak continues to streamline growth within the industry through working closely with Registrars, and by updating, incorporating and strengthening new standards. Mr. Teliszczak currently sits on numerous committees within organizations such as ASIS, NSF and others to develop standards for auditing, sustainable furniture, supply chain risk management, security officers, green building, etc. 

Mr. Teliszczak continues to stay focused on the ever changing industry by being certified as a LEED Green Associate, ZWBA – Zero Waste Business Associate, CESCO, GPCP, levelTM Faculty Member, Green-Star Auditor, and holds many other certifications.

Available credits

1 GBCI General

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