May 30, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Program Fee: $10
Program Fee Member: $8.5
Racing To Zero is a quick-moving, upbeat documentary presenting new solutions to the global problem of waste. By simply substituting the word RESOURCE for the word GARBAGE, a culture can be transformed, and a new wealth of industries can emerge.
Three years ago the mayor of San Francisco pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Racing to Zero tracks San Francisco’s waste stream diversion tactics and presents innovative new solutions to waste. This film documents a surprising, engaging and inspiring race to zero.
This film is paired with a screening of The Story of Stuff, a short movie about the way we make, use and throw away all the Stuff in our lives.
Every month we delve into the fascinating worlds of artists, athletes and social change-makers by featuring award-winning documentaries from across Canada and around the world.