Students for Zero Waste Conference 2019

It’s time to register for SZW19!

Join us for Students for the Zero Waste Conference on Friday, October 11 to Sunday October, 13, 2019! Check out the video above to get a feel for the event.

  • Register before September 13th for early bird registration rates
  • Are you a student on a member campus? Log onto the member hub for a registration discount
  • Interested in volunteering in exchange for free registrationSign up here

See you in Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania this October.

Register Now

Submit a session to our Activity Fair!

We are seeking facilitators for our hands-on activity session focused on repair and reuse!  Previous sessions have included: T-shirt screenprinting, reusable menstrual pads sewing, clothing mending, and medicinal tincture making.
Submit a Session

Important things to keep in mind:

Travel Scholarships

Apply for travel scholarships. This supplemental travel funding, offered through the Equitable Access Fund, is meant to bridge the gap between what you can get from your campus or community organization and what you need. Priority deadline is August 2nd!


Free community housing is available on a first come first serve basis. apply for housing here. Priority deadline is August 2nd, applications close September 20th.

Ride Share

Traveling to the conference and have an extra seat available? Live nearby and looking for a ride? Check out our ride share form.

Additional events

On Sunday, several field trips and additional events will be offered! These events will require sign ups because space is limited. Events with sign up opportunities will be available September 2nd so stay tuned!

Getting to SZW Webinar

Have more questions about getting to SZW this year? Join our free webinar session on August 22 to chat with a campus coordinator and fellow conference attendees!

SZW 19 Awards

Each conference we like to recognize student leaders for their outstanding work! This year we are opening up a nomination process so that you can tell us who you think deserves recognition for their efforts as a student leader. Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized at this years conference? Nominate them here by September 2nd.

Stay up to date with conference information including schedule, speakers, and more on our website and Facebook page. See you in the fall!