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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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September 21, 2017, 12-1 p.m: Free Webinar on the new Definition of Solid Waste Exclusion - What does it mean for your company? Learn more about how the revisions to the rule are meant to encourage the reclamation of solvents. Register here.
September 25-27, 2017: WASTECON at the Baltimore Convention Center. Enter the Look for the Leak contest to be eligible for a free registration.
October 24, 2017: Engineering Green. Learn more here. Presenter application deadline is September 6.
November 14, 2017: Webinar on Using the EPA WARM Model. Learn how easy it is to calculate greenhouse gas emission reductions from your waste reduction and recycling results. Free, but register here.
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.
Webinars on Potomac Edison's Energy Efficiency Programs, Every Thursday, 1-2 pm:. Information and application assistance for businesses located in Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Garrett Counties. Details here.
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.
Food Waste Reduction: MDE will be providing technical assistance to at least two food waste production facilities to reduce food waste, energy and water usage in late 2017. Contact laura.armstrong @maryland.gov for more information.
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
Maryland Green Registry Wins National Award
The Maryland Green Registry was awarded the Most Valuable Pollution Prevention (MVP2) by the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable. The award recognizes outstanding and innovative pollution prevention projects and programs that demonstrate measurable results and optimization of available project resources. See article.
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