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.
This webinar, hosted by the College and University Recycling Coalition, focuses on composting systems of all sizes in College and University settings. It will explore some of the common issues composting program managers face, offer practical solutions and highlight noteworthy program ideas and technologies. Presentations will include an overview of Middlebury’s onsite windrow composting system, a Duke University pilot testing the feasibility of post-consumer food collections from offices and other campus locations, and research findings from the California state recycling agency, CalRecycle, regarding food waste dehydrating and liquefying equipment to support recovery efforts. The webinar will be on October 17, 2013 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT. Registration required.
This webinar, hosted by Johnson County Community College's Center for Sustainability, focuses on the topic of sustainable procurement at colleges. It seeks to answer questions like:
- How does one implement a sustainable procurement policy?
- What assistance can outside organizations provide in doing so?
- How can tracking purchases help colleges track Greenhouse Gases?
The event will take place on October 15, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Central Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00). Registration required.