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Community Match Funds for Sustainable CT Projects

September 06, 2019 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Middlesex Community College, Chapman Hall, 808 A,B,C
100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT 06457
September 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Burlington Public Library, Community Room
34 Library Lane, Burlington, CT 06013
September 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Bethel Public Library
189 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT 06801
September 27, 2019 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
West Hartford Town Hall, Room 400
50 S Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107
October 03, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Time and place - TBD
October 08, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Silas Bronson Public Library
267 Grand St, Waterbury, CT 06702
October 09, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Burroughs Community Center
2470 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605
October 10, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wilson Public Library
303 Washington Ave, New Haven, CT 06519
October 29, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Putnam High School, Board of Education Conference Room #12
152 Woodstock Avenue, Putnam, CT 06260

This workshop will provide an overview of Sustainable CT's new Community Match Fund program. Attendees will learn how to receive funding and support for great sustainability projects in CT communities.

Learning objectives include:

  •     Understand the opportunities for funding under Sustainable CT's Community Match Fund
  •     Know how to connect with others in your community to make projects happen
  •     Expand civic engagement in your community

Workshop info for September 27th is available for viewing.

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: Event Directly Aligned to Sustainable CT

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Setting Up A Recycling Program In Your School

December 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Please join us to learn more about how to set up or strengthen your existing recycling program at your school. This webinar will highlight types of bins, where to set them, how to work with your maintenance staff, and working with your hauler. It will also include how to promote the program, including education for students and staff and signage.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Portfolio Manager 301

December 17, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

With a good background on the basic functionality of EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, learn about some advanced features including: using spreadsheet upload templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; creating custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:

  • Portfolio Manager
  • Setting goals for energy improvement
  • Custom reports

Webinar level: Advanced

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Transportation and Climate Initiative: Updates Webinar

December 17, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

On Tuesday, December 17, the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) will host a public webinar to share the latest updates in the TCI regional low-carbon transportation policy development process. The webinar will also be recorded and posted to the TCI website.  

Learn more about the TCI regional low-carbon transportation policy development process.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Ask the Expert

December 18, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Every Wednesday at noon, we’ll hold Portfolio Manager "Ask the Expert." It’s a live webinar that gives all users an opportunity to ask their questions directly to EPA experts in an open forum. Want to talk to a “real” person? Have a question about how Portfolio Manager calculates your score? Want to learn more about entering Green Power? Join us, and we’ll answer all your questions about ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager in this public forum.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

21st Century Methods for Measuring Excess Food

December 19, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Got leftovers? In food loss prevention and recovery, the first ingredient is to measure our excess food, whether in a restaurant kitchen, cafeteria or at home. During this webinar you’ll discover the value and benefits of calculating your organization’s excess, surplus and leftover food & beverage. You will also learn methods of excess food measurement, such as counting leftovers with a reliable pen and paper, using an excel-based spreadsheet to generate your food loss data, or harnessing 21st century artificial technology to automate quantifiable measurement results. This webinar supports the national Winning on Reducing Food Waste Federal Interagency Strategy, Priority Area 3: Improve Coordination and Guidance on Food Loss and Waste Measurement.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Sustainable Waste Management: How Do We Get There?

January 09, 2020 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Quinebaug Valley Community College

742 Upper Maple Street Killingly, CT 06239

Connecticut, like the nation, is facing huge challenges in modernizing the waste management methods available to communities in terms of managing costs as well as how to continue to protect the environment. The speakers at this seminar will discuss several current topics related to waste management and related challenges including:

  • Special Guest: State Senator Mae Flexer, named a “2019 Environmental Champion” by the Conservation League of Voters
  • The cost of recycling and waste disposal are increasing. What can Connecticut municipalities do about it?
  • Contamination: An important example of why we need to care about waste management.
  • A regional approach, next steps, and Q&A

The event is free to attend, however registration is required.

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Climate Impacts: Public Health Webinar

January 09, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Join us for our January webinar as we discuss how to leverage existing public health infrastructure to build climate resilience and engage and serve front line communities that are most vulnerable.  More information coming soon. 

The Climate Impacts: Public Health Webinar is part of the WEATHERING CHANGE: Local Solutions for Strong Communities webinar series presented by Antioch University New England, in partnership with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 

For more information, or to view recordings of past webinars. visit their website: www.communityresilience-center.org

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

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