Find out how some campuses are transforming Move-Out day from costly, logistically difficult dumpster disasters into newsworthy environmental success stories. Presenters include representatives from the University of Maryland, the University of Toledo, and the City of Bloomington. Event will take place on February 13, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EST). Registration required.
Time, money and expertise are often barriers to a robust energy management program. Join Better Buildings Challenge and two of their partners, Shorenstein and Allegheny College, as they describe solutions that have helped them jump these hurdles to develop a culture of sustainability within their organizations and a track record of successful energy efficiency projects. The webinar will take place on January 7, 2014 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST. Registration required.
WEBINAR- Wellness in Action: A Case Study On How Atlanta-Based Colleges & Universities Are Benefiting Their Communities
In this webcast on Wellness in Action, panelists from Emory University and Spelman College will build on previously discussed topics of the integrated process and climate adaptation to consider the campus’ role in addressing wellness issues locally. AASHE, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC and Second Nature are proud to host this third of three discussions for 2013. Using the city of Atlanta as a case study, the panelists will look at how their college and university are meeting the needs of current students and community members as well as future generations through wellness programs, transportation initiatives, agricultural relationships and regional collaboratives, among other effort. The webinar will take place on December 18, 2013 2:00 p.m. EST. Registration required.
Hosted by the Johnson County Community College Center for Sustainability, this webinar on “Green+”, an effort to implement sustainability plans at all of Kentucky’s community and technical colleges. The even will take place on November 19, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Central Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00). Registration required.
Collecting food waste in retail dining operations is challenging but the opportunities for food waste reduction are immense. This webinar, hosted by the College and University Recycling Coalition, will look at successful “reduce and reuse” strategies, food donation programs, and unique materials management solutions for the dining hall and “dining on the run." The webinar will take place on December 12, 2013 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST. Registration required.