March 16, 2018
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!
Events
EVENT: Apr 18-20, 2018
This webinar is intended to help potential state and tribal applicants prepare for the 2018-2019 Pollution Prevention STAG grant Requests for Proposals (RFP). Participants will hear about contents of the RFP, changes in the P2 National Emphasis Areas, eligibility, how to apply, timeline for the competition and more. Join us for this informative session to prepare for submitting applications for this grant competition!
Webinars
WBNR: Mar 21, 2018 (1:00 pm-2:00 pm)
This webinar is intended to help potential state and tribal applicants prepare for the 2018-2019 Pollution Prevention STAG grant Requests for Proposals (RFP). Participants will hear about contents of the RFP, changes in the P2 National Emphasis Areas, eligibility, how to apply, timeline for the competition and more. Join us for this informative session to prepare for submitting applications for this grant competition!
WBNR: Mar 22, 2018 (1:00 pm-2:00 pm)
Sit down with Tessa Viaanderen, the founder of Circular Futures, a New York City-based consulting group and think tank, and Sue Ide, ISSP-SA, to learn about: What is a circular economy, The power of the circular economy concept and how it relates to the ‘traditional’ sustainability field, the paradigm shift: develop new ways to create value, the importance of systems thinking and innovation in transitioning to a circular economy, circular economy initiatives in New York City, the existing circular economy engine of the US: the re-manufacturing industry, and other inspiring examples
WBNR: Mar 28, 2018 (3:00 pm-4:00 pm)
This webinar will focus on the potential of the 53 nations of the Commonwealth to collaborate as a resource for the global community in delivering the skills and evidence needed for implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
Grants & Awards
$2,500 community project grants are available to organizations, businesses and passionate residents. Grant applications are reviewed bi-annually, based on funding availability.
Deadlines for fiscal year 2018: April 1, 2018
Any Nebraska organization, including schools, municipalities and other government entities, nonprofit organizations and recycling companies is eligible. Examples of recycling companies are those that collect, process and/or ship recycling; waste haulers with recycling routes, or starting or expanding recycling services.
Due by the 15th of each month until depleted
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Resources
Food Rescue Locator
EPA P2 grant programs;webinar and questions link included
P2RIC Calendar and P2RX calendar for upcoming events and webinars
Podcasts
Direct Current is produced by the U.S. Department of Energy and Focuses on the latest energy dilemmas and initiatives.
A podcast focused on the natural world, how we use it, and how we can better use it.
Newsletters
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
UNO/CBA/NBDC
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St. MH200E
Omaha, NE 68182
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