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).
Free for students and employees of Higher Ed Institutions inKansas
The Kansas Organization of Recyclers (KOR) and KDHE Bureau of Waste Management invite you to attend this event, the largest of its kind in Kansas. Along with networking opportunities and a rich exhibit hall experience, speak to the supervisors, managers, haulers, MRF operators, recyclers and local governments and nonprofits that drive participation in waste diversion programs.
WBNR: May 23, 2017 (1:00-2:00 pm)
2017 Leading STAR Indicators How-to WebinarWhether your Region 7 community is new to STAR and sustainability data collection or has already been certified and is now looking to maintain and improve your efforts, the Indicators program can help.
This webinar is the 1st step to joining this exclusive club!
Getting food from the farm to our fork takes a significant amount of energy, land and water resources, yet up to 40 percent of food in the U.S. today goes uneaten. Food waste is the single largest component of municipal landfills. This webinar will explore state efforts to reduce food waste, highlighting landfill bans, waste-to-energy systems, and tax incentives to encourage food donations.
An overview of the CBSM process; How the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College increased its recycling rate by 41% using the CBSM process; How to use the Tribal CBSM Training Guide; and; How to receive peer mentoring to develop your own CBSM project through the EPA National Tribal Waste Management Peer Matching Program.
The Sustainability Pavilion is a great place to reach out to State Fair guests with an activity, a “make & take” project, a demonstration, or a presentation. The Sustainability Pavilion is focused on sharing with and encouraging the public to make better environmental choices.
As food waste continues to become a mainstream problem, the need for resources and information about how to reduce waste from the source, recover it if possible and where it should go become essential. The Midwest Food Recovery Summit will focus on ALL of the recovery options.
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.
Richard Yoder, P.E.
CBA Chief Sustainability Officer
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St. MH200E
Omaha, NE 68182
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