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 or look us up on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues!

WBNR: Thursday, June 2, 2016 (3:00-4:00pm):
EPA recently released an updated version (v.14) of the Waste Reduction Model (WARM). This webinar is designed to teach you about WARM.
DUE: Monday, June 6, 2016
Source Reduction Assistance Grant


WBNR: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 (11:30-1:00pm):
Join us to learn how your organization can reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with the purchase and use of asphalt and concrete.
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.
WBNR: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (12:00-12:45pm):
This webinar will explore tips to reduce that waste, from at-home to commercial foodservice kitchens. Dana Gunders, author and scientist for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), will highlight some of the checklists, recipes, and practical strategies from her book, Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide to Eating Well and Saving Money by Wasting Less Food.
WBNR: Thursday, June 9, 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.

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.