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.

Webinar on Solar Incentives and Financing for  Maryland Businesses (12/5/17)

Archived Recording of Webinar​
PowerPoint of Webinar​

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 

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

Businesses for the Bay Webinar Series: Register for this free series here and learn actions that businesses can take in the five areas of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement:  All are from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

3/28/18: Clean Water

5/16/18: Abundant Life

7/11/18: Climate Change

9/25/18: Engaged Communities

11/6/18: Conserved Lands

May 9, 2018: B Lab Workshop Visit bethesdagreen.net

June 28, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Event.  This event, held in partnership with One Montgomery Green, will be at beautiful Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland. Register here   Maryland Green Registry members should enter the promotional code MGRMEMBER2018 to receive the $40 discounted registration rate. 

May 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m.: Webinar on EPA’s WARM Model  The U.S. EPA's Waste Reduction Model (WARM) helps organizations track and voluntarily report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions from various waste management practices, including—source reduction, recycling, anaerobic digestion, combustion, composting and landfilling. Learn from an EPA expert how the WARM model was developed, an overview of most recent version of the model, and some examples of how the model is utilized.

Register:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5300731652893851906​


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.

 


 

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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