From Independent to Influential: The Growth of China Zero Waste Alliance and Its Challenges  

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Lewis Hall (RGL), 100
650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Dr. Mao Da

Thursday, February 8

Public Lecture: 6:00pm in RGL 100


Student Reception with light dinner: 5:00pm

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Description: Founded in the end of 2011, China Zero Waste Alliance (CZWA) has been actively involved in advocating a sustainable municipal solid waste (MSW) management system in China.

Bio: Mao Da, PhD, is an environmental history researcher and environmental activist in China. Over the past 10 years, he has been working with different environmental non-government organizations on their efforts to reduce waste and toxic chemical pollution and to promote environmental health. Currently his work focuses on the pollution and climate impacts of waste incineration and social assistance to pollution victims. He is now the steering committee member and policy advisor of China Zero Waste Alliance, a national network dedicated to the burgeoning Zero Waste movement in China.


Series: The Voices seminar series provides an interdisciplinary forum to advance ideas and environmental policies for a sustainable and equitable future.

Sponsored by:

Solutions Lab for a Sustainable and Equitable Future

Co-sponsored by: Environmental Student Assembly, Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, and Wrigley Institute

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Event Highlights


Students, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus



Price School of Public Policy
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