Aaron Friedman-Heiman, Waste Diversion Coordinator, Rubicon (Email)
From a Washington Post story last year: “Food waste that decomposes in landfills releases methane, a greenhouse gas that is at least 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide.” Food waste is a both a local and global challenge. Join Rubicon’s Aaron Friedman-Heiman for an overview on how businesses and consumers can tackle the food waste challenge, and how industry partnerships can help drive the change needed to move more food waste into organic recycling streams.
Atlanta City Hall’s Old Council Chambers
68 Mitchell Street, SW,
Atlanta, GA 30303
Solution Makers Panel Discussion
August 20, 2019 at 12:30pm Eastern Time
Rubicon is a technology company that powers a digital marketplace, provides a suite of SaaS products for waste, recycling, and smart city solutions, and collects and analyzes data for businesses and governments worldwide. Using technology to help turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work, Rubicon’s mission is to end waste in all of its forms by helping its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals. The company is a Certified B Corporation, affirming that Rubicon meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. Through its technology, Rubicon is transforming the entire category of waste and recycling. With more than 1.7 million service locations worldwide, Rubicon is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and has core teams in New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, St. Louis, MO, and Tinton Falls, NJ. Rubicon has been named a Great Place to Work™ in 2018 and 2019 and was awarded as one of Glassdoor’s “Top Ten Companies with Seriously Impressive Benefits” in 2018.