Call for Proposals Now Open for the 2018 AASHE Conference & Expo

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 AASHE Conference & Expo, themed “Global Goals: Rising to the Challenge”, taking place in Pittsburgh on Oct. 2 - 5. Join us as we examine the critical role of higher education in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by the world’s governments in September 2015, …

Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar: Technology Innovation – Reducing Food Going to Waste

Thursday, December 14, 2017, noon - 1:30 pm CT Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2434260856997675522 Technology is changing the way we live, work and communicate, and it is also affecting food loss and waste. As we strive toward the national goal to reduce food loss and waste by 50 percent by the year 2030, this webinar will have three EPA …

ACEEE 2018 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum Call for Presentations

Join other energy efficiency finance experts in submitting ideas that cover topics on financing products such as green banks, on-bill financing, energy service agreements, and property assessed clean energy. We want to hear about your ongoing or upcoming initiatives, projects that have succeeded (or failed), new financing instruments, and other endeavors in the field of …

Webinar: Measuring Amounts and Causes of Wasted Food

Thursday, November 30, noon-1:30 CST Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2093131874937191681 This webinar will feature emerging research and insights from pioneering efforts led by the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC), and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in collaboration with Portland State University.  This research is intended to help governments, NGOs, businesses and funders better understand opportunities …

Green Events Guide

The Green Events Guide is geared to support planning and action around seven focus areas common to public events: Food and Food Service Venue Communications and Event Materials Vendors People Transportation Housing It is intended to assist community-based, volunteer event planning leaders and teams, especially folks in rural areas. This FREE online resource was developed by …

Webinar: National Stormwater Calculator for Managing Runoff Using Green Infrastructure: Addition of a Cost Module and a Mobile Web App

Wed, Nov 15, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5929804033268092674 Stormwater discharges continue to cause impairment of our Nation’s waterbodies. Conventional stormwater infrastructure, or gray infrastructure, is largely designed to move stormwater away from urban areas through pipes and conduit. Runoff from these surfaces can overwhelm sewer systems and end up contaminating local …

Webinar: Preventing Food Waste Upstream: A Source Reduction Approach

November 16, 2017 -- noon-1:30 pm CST Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/5416976415757959938 The top tier of EPA’s Food Recovery Hierarchy is source reduction, which is reducing the volume of surplus food generated. Source reduction can be challenging to understand, quantify, and implement. Businesses and organizations can learn to effectively prevent wasted food by taking source reduction steps such …