July 11, 12:30 – 1:30, IFC 101, Lunch and Learn with Scott Lutocka, Facilities Manager Piazza Produce
Piazza Produce is known for our Green & Sustainable Practices. Our comprehensive recycling journey over the past 5 years has achieved an 85% reduction in our waste stream. And recently in November, we launched our compost waste diversion program which took us over the 90%+ waste reduction threshold. This achievement is due to the dedicated employees at Piazza Produce as well as our valued recycling vendors who partner with and embrace our company’s mission to be the leading Green & Sustainable Foodservice Company in the State of Indiana and the Mid-West. We are now recognized as a Zero Waste company!
September 12, 12:30 – 1:30, IFC 101 Lunch and Learn with Sherrie Bossung, RN, MBA, Vice President Eli Lilly Company Foundation, Director of Community Outreach and Employee Engagement
Join Sherrie as she talks about the 5 major waterways in Indianapolis. She will talk about how they are an important part of our ecosystem. And, she will speak about the Lilly day of service this year and how we can get involved with helping clean these river ways.
October 10, 12:30 – 1:30, IFC 101 Lunch and Learn with Meredith Jones, Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Environmental protection in Indiana has come a long way since 1986, when the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) was established. Since then, IDEM has grown to a staff of 900, and employs some of Indiana’s most qualified engineers, scientists and environmental project managers specializing in air, land, pollution prevention and water quality issues. Our staff members work hard to provide quality environmental oversight and technical assistance in your community and around the state. Whether you’re a business owner, consultant, student, farmer, teacher or parent, IDEM is here to help you. Meredith is an expert in e-Waste. She will speak specifically about e-Waste in Indiana.