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Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Eight Tribal Nations.


EPA Region 2

Fall 2010 - Winter 2011
Webinar: Pollution Prevention in the Hospitality Industry - Resources to "Green" Your Lodging Establishment

EPA Region 2 offered a series of webinars to learn more about greening hospitality facilites.

January 7, 2009
Pollution Prevention in the Hospitality Industry:
How Managing the Environment Can Help Your Bottom Line

New York, New York

EPA Region 2 hosted 60 representatives from government, hospitality facilities, industry suppliers, non-governmental organizations, and academia to learn more about opportunities to prevent pollution within the hospitality industry.

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Other EPA

November 10, 2010
Webinar: Materials Management for the Hospitality Sector Webinar
Regions 5 and 4 hosted the sixth in a series of webinars geared to environmental sustainability in the hospitality sector. Presenters included Peter Goren, President, American Green Lodging and Hospitality Association; Scott Larsen, General Manager, Holiday Inn Select - San Antonio Int'l Airport; and Julie Schilf, WasteWise Technical Liaison, U.S. EPA Region 5.

September 20, 2010
Webinar: Water Efficiency for Hotels - Greening Your Bottom Line through Water Conservation
This webinar discussed specific ways in which hotels can reduce water usage and energy costs associated with water use as a means of increasing revenues and maintaining utility budgets despite increasing electricity and water/sewer rates.

August 18, 2010
Tribal Green Casino Webinar
EPA Region 5's tribal solid waste and pollution prevention program hosted a webinar on greening casinos.

September 2, 2009
"Greening" Tribal Casinos: Operating Environment-Friendly Gaming Facilities Placerville, California
EPA Region 9 and Shingle Springs Rancheria offered a one-day workshop on how casinos can comply with environmental regulations and demonstrate environmental leadership by maximizing pollution prevention, alternative energy, and conservation opportunities.

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Other Organizations

October 19, 2010
Webinar: A Review of NEWMOA's Sustainable Hospitality Metrics Project
NEWMOA hosts a webinar to discuss its report on hospitality metrics "From Behavior Change to Environmental Outcomes In Sustainable Hospitality: Metrics, Formulas, Variables, & Assumptions.

September 30, 2010
Green Cleaning Products & Practices for Hoteliers Webinar
This webinar introduced hoteliers in the Northeast to green cleaning products and practices and to share the real world experiences and lessons learned by hoteliers that have successfully made the transition.

September 21, 2010
Webinar: Water Efficiency for the Hospitality Sector
Save Water NC presented a webinar with useful information on water use and efficiency in hospitality facilities.

May 18-19, 2010
Expanding Business Value Through Pollution Prevention & Sustainable Practices
San Juan, Puerto Rico

NEWMOA offered a free conference to foster more sustainable business practices in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands among the manufacturing and tourism sectors. By providing a forum for the exchange of ideas on pollution prevention tools, projects, and practices, the conference sponsors hoped to drive for the improved environmental performance and economic vitality of participating companies.

June 9, 2009
Saving Money Through Greening Hospitality: Reducing Costs and Attracting Customers Through Water and Energy Conservation, Waste Reduction, and Toxics Use Reduction (PDF) Exit EPA Disclaimer
Marlborough, Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) hosted 40 attendees from the hospitality sector for a conference on water conservation and other greening opportunities for the hospitality industry. The conference featured speakers from the hospitality industry, experts in water conservation, and government officials.

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Green Lodging News Exit EPA Disclaimer
Green Lodging News offers a comprehensive list of upcoming hospitality events with an environmental focus, including trade shows featuring green products and services.

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