Dante Swinton of GRASS

Dante has a BA in Environmental Studies from Winthrop University and an MS in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Baltimore. He has been advocating for a transition to zero waste and away from trash incineration in Baltimore since 2015. Determined to make the city a better place for everyone, Dante ran for mayor of Baltimore from 2019 to 2020. Over the last couple of years, Dante has been developing a zero waste cooperative, Glass Recovery and Sustainable Systems (GRASS) Baltimore. It will be a makers and exhibit space with a mission to recover bottle glass, support entrepreneurial artists, and strengthen communities.

About the guest

Dante Swinton has a BA in Environmental Studies from Winthrop University and an MS in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Baltimore. He has been advocating for a transition to zero waste and away from trash incineration in Baltimore since 2015. Determined to make the city a better place for everyone, Dante ran for mayor of Baltimore from 2019 to 2020.

Over the last couple of years, Dante has been developing a zero waste cooperative, Glass Recovery and Sustainable Systems (GRASS) Baltimore. It will be a makers and exhibit space with a mission to recover bottle glass, support entrepreneurial artists, and strengthen communities.

This interview is brought to you in part my the support of Innovation Works Baltimore.

Innovation Works Baltimore is an innovative, collaborative resource network that connects neighborhoods, entrepreneurs, social innovation assets, and investors to build sustainable neighborhood economies in Baltimore.

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