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Education and Outreach Tools for Your Recycling Program, featuring Film and Flexible Packaging

July 24, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Starting April 2019, The Recycling Partnership will launch “Webinar Wednesdays,” offering monthly free webinars on contamination-fighting best practices and communications tools to better your community’s recycling program. The webinars, which will be held the last Wednesday of every month at 12 pm ET, will be alternately hosted by members of The Partnership’s Technical Assistance and Communications teams.

The webinar series will feature two “tracks” – one focused on technical assistance, the other on communications. Each track will utilize a core presentation and feature different success stories from recycling professionals across the country who have successfully implemented contamination-fighting campaigns in their community recycling programs.

Bookmark this landing page to stay up-to-date on the webinar series: we’ll be adding in more info about which communities will be featured when, as well as specific topics to be covered in the Communications track.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Remediate Health/Safety Issues & Make Energy Upgrades

July 31, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

To help reduce health and safety issues, and improve the energy efficiency of multifamily properties, the Connecticut Green Bank has obtained funding from the State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) for the EnergizeCT Health and Safety Revolving Loan Fund. These loans are designed to help owners serving primarily low-income residents to remediate health and safety issues that will enable follow-on energy upgrades and other improvements.

Eligible measures for this funding include, but are not limited to:  

  • Asbestos remediation;
  • Lead paint removal;
  • Mold remediation;
  • Roof repair/replacement;
  • Radon;
  • Knob and tube wiring.

Join us for this webinar learn more about the program and how to apply for funds.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

U.S. Regulatory Approaches for Packaging

September 11, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

The US Regulatory Approaches for Packaging is scheduled for September 11 at 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST).  The webinar will provide insight into the different approaches states are taking to address packaging.  Cole Rosengren, Senior Editor of Waste Dive, will provide an overview of the different strategies states have proposed across the nation to deal with packaging and how industry groups have responded.

Cole will also focus in on the Northeast states specific approaches and their status.  Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of the National Stewardship Action Council, will present California’s proposed strategies and the steps they have incorporated into their proposed approach.  In addition, Sarah Lakeman, Sustainable Maine Project Director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, will present the specifics of Maine’s proposed strategies and their intended outcomes.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

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