Did you know that one third of the food produced goes to waste? The majority of that food goes to landfill and the emissions created adds to our global climate crisis.
This is the story of Kaivolution - a local initiative that is having a positive impact both environmentally and socially.
The theme of TEDx Ruakura 2016 was Morphosis.
Pamela Storey is Board Chair at the Waikato Environment Centre which encompasses Kaivolution.
Originally from the United States, Pamela has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University and went on to work in the energy sector in energy, with emphasis on renewable generation, energy efficiency and environmental organisations.
Pamela also holds an MBA from Henley Business School at the University of Reading (UK).
A proud dairy farmer, she has also continued to advance through leadership and governance roles, including in the Energy Management Association of New Zealand, the Waikato Environment Centre, the Council for Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership, Access Home Health Ltd., and most recently, the Dairy Woman’s Network.
She has previously developed and led a national award-winning non-profit delivering energy efficiency measures to low-income homes.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx