SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES / ZERI NM, INC. (a NM 501c3 non-profit)
We are a hub that identifies and links resources and needs in order to foster bioregional collaboration and economic development by finding value in local and regional waste streams.
We Initiate Dialogues, to identify, connect and develop symbiotic technological, entrepreneurial, market, educational and advocacy resources needed by local businesses and communities to launch successful waste-as-value projects. These innovative ventures create new jobs in a context of sustainable growth, increasing community self-reliance as the benefits are shared by the bioregion’s economies.
Margo Covington, Executive Director
Open here for the one-page description of where we are focusing or work now. SCI ONE-PAGER 13.NOV.20
Green Fire Times April 2013 article about our work here: Zero Waste Economic Development: Where Economy and Ecology Harmonize.
OUR GATEWAY TECHNOLOGY: the “Bankable Woody Biomass Assessment Tool” Project:
- BWBAT HANDOUT from the NM Environment Department’s “Infrastructure Financing Conference” October 24, 2013 – SAROJ BAXTER HANDOUT FOR OCTOBER CONFERENCE 2013
Here is a link to a 15-minute video I find very inspiring. In Colombia, a poor community called Las Gaviotas has change their micro-climate (it rains more!) through restoring their forests…. and much more.