News and Events

The following is a list of upcoming seminars and workshops to help Maryland Green Registry members maintain their commitment to strong, proactive environmental management.  Please also check the newsfeed in the right margin of this page for new tools, reports and websites designed to support improvements in environmental performance. Send information on your upcoming event to green.registry@maryland.gov to be included here as well as in the Maryland Green Registry Members LinkedIn Group.


 

ENERGY STAR Webinars (Ongoing):  Learn about Energy Star and Portfolio Manager programs through these free webinars.  Free, but registration is required.

To register, go to:  https://esbuildings.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esbuildings 

 

July 19, 2018: Environmental Business Leadership Conference, To be held at the Westin Annapolis. Agenda and registration here.

August 1, 2018, 8:30 am: Tracking What Doesn’t Exist – The Waste Reduction Dilemma.  Free webinar  If you’re tracking recycling and Zero Waste activities, you may wonder why your diversion remains stagnant despite your efforts. This session will focus on identifying creative waste reduction programs and how to properly track them for maximum diversion credit. Register here  


September 20, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: B'More Green Happy Hour.  To be held at the WTMD Station at Towson University. E-mail jennifer.murphy@cleanchoiceenergy.com​ for more information.

 

October 8-10, 2018: Maryland Clean Energy Summit: 

Gearing Up for the Future: Energy Innovation to Advance Grid Efficiency, Resiliency & Security to be held at the Hotel at the University of Maryland (College Park) https://mcecsummit.org/


RMI Energy Efficiency Program Available Now:  Manufacturers in the Pepco and Delmarva service areas with more than $80,000 in annual electrical costs are eligbile for up to $20,000 in energy efficiency services at no cost.  Click here for more information.

Discounts on stormwater protection measures: The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy has a grant to install best management practices (BMPs) including rain barrels, bayscapes, rain gardens, and microbioretention gardens at a 50 -80% discount at business properties in Bird River, Middle River, Tidal Gunpowder, watersheds. Learn more here. Projects must be installed by December 15, 2017.

 

Green Events Baltimore:  This site tracks events around Baltimore aiming to keep the green community connected, educated and inspired.

Annapolis Green:  This organization also keeps a calendar of local and statewide events.

U.S. Green Building Council Maryland: This organization offers educational and networking events, as well as training for credential maintenance. See upcoming events here.

 Sustainable Business Webinar Series

       This four-part webinar series for commercial and industrial facilities was developed to help build the business case for environmental sustainability and turn ideas into outcomes. See site for archived webinars​ on Practical Approaches to Source Reduction, Basics of Energy Management, and Influence of the Corporate Culture​

 


 

 

Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund

This fund will invest $250,000 annually over a three-year period in Maryland-based startup companies with innovative technologies that may help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay area. For more information, go to http://www.mtech.umd.edu/funding/cbsc/index.html



 

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The Mar​yland Green Registry is...

  • Free:
    There is no cost to join. Simply create a member profile sharing your environmental best practices.
  • Flexible:
    You choose the activities that make the most sense for your organization.
  • Inclusive:
    The Maryland Green Registry is open to organizations and facilities of all types and sizes in both owned and leased space.
  • Interactive:
    Learn here what other Maryland Green Registry members are doing to reduce their environmental impacts and receive staff support on checklist measures.


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