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!
Webinars, Conferences, & Events
CONF: September 6-8, 2017

Midwest Food Recovery Summit

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.

CONF: August 8-10, 2017

2017 Kansas Environmental Conference

Topics including: VW Settlement, Nanoparticles, Environmental Impacts of Wind Development, Green Schools, Online Tools, and many other Environmental topics!
Keynote Speaker: Brigadier General W. Chris King, Ph.D., P.E.
WBNR: July 18, 2017 (1:00 pm-2:30 pm)
Could your business cope with a major flood, snowstorm, or power failure? Do you use hazardous chemicals? Surveys show that many businesses have not prepared for disasters by taking precautions such as emergency planning, having adequate insurance, & arranging for emergency power. This webinar will show you how to manage hazardous chemicals safely so that they are not at risk of release during a flood or other natural disaster.

EVENT: July 22, 2017 (8:00am-4:00 pm)

The Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS) and its partners will host the Twelfth Annual Dialog on Sustainability: “Climate Change and Health,”  on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in Fiedler Hall Auditorium and Atrium, in the Engineering Complex at Kansas State University.

EVENT: August 25 – September 4, 2017

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.

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Grants & Awards

               The Nebraska Environmental Trust                             General and Recognition Grant Application                  Due September 5, 2017
City Parks and Open Space (15% of REAP funds) & County Conservation (20% of REAP funds)         Due August 15, 2017 @ 4:30pm
Available August 9 – September 13, 2017
This discussion includes food additives and contaminants in our food system – including BPA, phthalates, and pesticide residues – how and why they enter our food supply, and their effects on public health.
  Region 7 News
Food Rescue Locator
EPA P2 grant programs;webinar and questions link included

The Renewable Energy Toolkit for Affordable Housing

Local Greenhouse Gas Inventory Tool  or
State Greenhouse Gas Inventory Tool

P2RIC Calendar and P2RX calendar for upcoming events and webinars
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. 
Kind regards,
Richard Yoder, P.E.
CBA Chief Sustainability Officer
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St.  MH200E
Omaha, NE 68182
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