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PLAN’s Events are a great way to connect with like-minded peers, expand your skills, learn about PLAN resources, and get more deeply involved with the Zero Waste Movement. View our calendar below, or bring PLAN to you with a customizable speaking event workshop!

Training & Workshops Calendar

View the live trainings and events that PLAN, as well as partners in our network, are hosting each month. All sessions are FREE to members and sliding scale donation to our Movement Building Fund for others! 

Each of these events incorporates an interactive, discussion-based model where you will be able to ask questions, troubleshoot project challenges related to a specific topic, and learn from the experiences of others. 

Bring PLAN to You!

Not seeing a training that fits your needs this semester? Whether virtually or in-person, a PLAN staff member can speak to your organization, department, or team about anything zero waste. Any campus is able to request a speaking event workshops from PLAN, which means gaining access to a one-on-one training experience tailored just for you. View our list of customizable topics below!

Speaking Event Workshops

Sessions We Offer
  • A Zero Waste Campus Is Possible
  • The Light at the End of the Tunnel: Alternatives to the Consumption Economy
  • Movement Memes
  • Getting Started: Free and Thrift Store Q&A
  • Leadership Turnover During Covid and Other Trying Times
  • Stay Rad Post Grad
  • Finding Your Point of Intervention
  • Are Waste Audits A Waste of Time?
  • Summer Move-Out Planning: Getting Started
  • Summer Move-Out Planning: Troubleshooting Common Challenges & Volunteer Recruitment
  • Passing the Baton: Leadership Turnover
  • Small Actions, Massive Impact: Fighting Waste on Your Campus 101
  • Virtual Events 101
  • Circular Fashion: Transforming Your Closet
  • Campus Organizing 101
  • Summer Move-Out Planning Revised
  • How to Get Atlas Zero Waste Certified
  • NEW: The Cost Of Capitalism
Are Speaking Event Workshops Free to Members?
  • PLAN’s customizable Speaking Event Workshops are an additional, one-time cost. Reference the Pricing Grid below for a full breakdown, and reach out to for more information on pricing and funding options!

Request a Session:
Submit an Event Inquiry

More Ways to Engage with Us:

PLAN’s Beyond Waste Leadership Certification is a unique series of self-guided, interactive courses that cover everything you need to know to create lasting change on your campus.
Beyond Waste Student Summits invite students from all levels to a full-day, leadership intensive to practice building the world we want to live in.
Our annual Students for Zero Waste Conference brings together student changemakers from all over the country to collaborate, envision, and move towards a zero waste future.