Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. Please note times are in Central Standard Time (CST). 

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WKSHP: Tuesday, June 28 – Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (MUST pre-register by June 15):

A Training for Extension Professionals, Educators and Technical Service Providers to conduct programs and course work on nutrient and manure management and land use within riparian ecosystems is being hosted by the NDSU Extension Service at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota June 28-29, 2016.
WBNR: Thursday, June 30, 2016 (3:00-5:00pm):
Northwest Green Chemistry and Ecology are offering training to use the Quick Chemical Assessment Tool (QCAT). QCAT lets users with limited resources or expertise evaluate the hazards of chemical ingredients and compare potential alternatives. This tool is great for planners, small businesses, nonprofits, and educational institutions.
WBNR: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (11:30-12:30pm):
During this webinar, we demonstrate the importance of training sta for Zero Waste in any organization. Well-rounded Zero Waste training is often the key to successful diversion and source separation. Take your programs to the next level with powerful training, best practices and important tools to ensure everyone your organization is ready to waste ZERO!
WKSHP: Monday, July 25, 2016 (8am-6:30pm):
The demand for craft beer is rapidly growing. Craft breweries and local brew pubs are popping up in every community.   Whether you are a seasoned brewer or just getting started this workshop will help you understand the science of beer production so you can improve the beer you are producing or create new offerings. This workshop combines theory from industry experts and University of Nebraska faculty, along with laboratory exercises and of course, beer tasting!
Registration Deadline: July 1st, 2016. Price: $300.
WBNR: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (2-3pm):
Collective Impact is a framework to tackle deeply entrenched and complex social problems. It is an innovative and structured approach to making collaboration work across government, business, philanthropy, non-profit organizations and citizens to achieve significant and lasting social change.

For more pollution prevention information check out these two great resources!

P2 Success Stories and Case Study database: Add your story or see what others have done. Search for information by industry, process, waste reduced, company, state, or year.

P2 InfoHouse: This is a searchable online collection of more than 50,000 pollution prevention related publications, fact sheets, case studies and technical reports. It’s the largest single electronic resource for P2 information in the country.