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). 

For the most current information check out the P2RIC Calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues!


DUE: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

PPIN Grants Program  EPA is announcing a two-year grant competition cycle to support two-year PPIN grant or cooperative agreements.

WBNR: Thursday, May 19, 2016 (1:00-2:00pm):

NOAA Monthly Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook  This is a National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and climate partners monthly briefing that covers the region from the Rockies to the Great Lakes.

WBNR: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (1:00-2:00pm):

Newest Research on the Value of Habitat for Pest Management  Join this webinar to learn about the benefits of creating on-farm habitat to support conservation biological control. The webinar will emphasize the most current scientific research on enhancing native beneficial insects and why maintaining habitat is so critical to these insects.

DUE: Monday, June 6, 2016
Source Reduction Assistance Grant

WBNR: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (11:30-12:30pm):

A recycling bin at every home, school, business, event and government building – that’s the foundation of a Zero Waste community. We’ll tackle the nuts and bolts of curbside recycling and discuss solutions to help you overcome the obstacles to starting or expanding programs for single and multi-family homes.

CALL: Friday, June 10, 2016 (10:00-11:00pm):
P2R7 Bi-monthly RT Call 
WBNR: Thursday, June 16, 2016 (1:00-2:00pm):
Monthly Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook 
This is a National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and climate partners monthly briefing that covers the region from the Rockies to the Great Lakes. Subject matter includes a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc…

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.