Resources

P2RIC: A Look Ahead Mar 18, 2016

Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. Please note all 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! CONF: Monday, March 21- Wednesday, March 23, 2016: North Central Region Water Network WBNR: Monday, March 21, 2016 (1:00-2:00pm): Adapting…

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P2RIC: A Look Ahead Sept 4, 2015

Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. 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! WBNR: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 (1:00-2:00pm): Green Clean Schools: Infection Control Best strategies for disinfecting safely while maintaining a sustainable cleaning program. Additionally, we’ll discuss new trends in disinfecting and…

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P2RIC: A Look Ahead July 10, 2015

Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. 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!   WBNR: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 (2:00-3:00pm): Additive Technology: Rethinking of Building Design, Construction, and Recycling During this 60-minute webinar, our guest speakers Philip Enquist (Partner, Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill…

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Easy energy and material savings Booklet.

In the current economy, every business needs to reduce their overhead by reducing energy and material costs.  This booklet highlights easy, proven examples of ways Midwest companies have done just that.  You can help your businesses reduce overhead costs by providing them this booklet, and they will see the savings other businesses have been able to achieve.  We cover savings in five proven areas: lighting, water, solvents, packaging, and compressed air. In this booklet, you will read about companies that…

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Green Jobs

On April 19-20 I attended the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountain Consortium Green Jobs Conference in Des Moines. The consortium is comprised of IA, NE, MT, WY, UT; event info here: This is where much of the ARRA funding went in these states – trying to get a handle on where green jobs are and whether they are increasing in number or whether the educational support structure (plans of study as offered by Career Clusters http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/web/pos.cfm ) are available. My…

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Sustainable Lodging Regional Workgroup

Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2 Region 7) and the other P2Rx™ Centers would like to invite you to join the “National Sustainable Lodging Network,” an online community of sustainable hospitality practitioners and a clearinghouse to support the work of this community.  You can sign-up for access to the Network on the NING platform by clicking on the following invitation link: http://sustainablelodging.ning.com/?xgi=3qRCLA5Og90iZx. You will be prompted to enter your email address and create a profile so that you can view…

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New Region 7 Community Resource Guide

The new Region 7 Community Resource Guide is now finalized and available here. This guide is a user-friendly reference tool for communities on EPA’s grants, technical assistance, and other resources. The purpose is to provide communities with consolidated information on EPA’s available resources that may be applicable to a community’s needs. It includes contact information for each program, a key indicating the eligible entities for each grant program, and highlights of some of the key EPA information tools.  This document…

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Standard 90.1-2007 Available as Free Download for Limited Time

        ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigeration, Air-conditioning Engineers) is making its energy standard, 90.1-2007, available as a free download for a limited time. Through a funding contract with the Department of Energy, the I-P edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, is being offered as a free downloadable PDF file. “Making the standard available for free ensures that it penetrates the marketplace and reaches owners, contractors and design teams,” said…

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