Pollution Prevention (P2)

Pollution Prevention Calendar - Past Year

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Date Type Time/Location
January 16 - 19 Conference National Biodiesel Conference
San Diego, CA
January 19 Webinar Pollution Prevention and Lean Manufacturing with a Focus on Food Manufacturing
Noon - 1:00 pm EST
January 23 - 26 Conference Compost: 25 Years and Growing - USCC 2017 Conference
Los Angeles, CA
February 2 - 3 Training Transitioning to Safer Chemicals
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
February 2 - 4 Conference New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
Marriott St. Louis Hotel, St. Louis, MO
February 8 - 10 Conference Energy, Utility and Environment Conference & Expo
San Diego, CA
February 15 Webinar E3 Overview: Economy-Energy-Environment Process, Success Stories
from Pennsylvania Manufacturers
Noon - 1:00 pm EST
February 22 - 24 Conference Midwest Energy Solutions Conference
Chicago Hilton and Towers, Chicago, IL
March 1 - 3 Exposition 2017 International Roofing Expo: Shaping the Roofing Industry
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
March 1 - 3 Conference Better Buildings Better Business
Wisconsin Dells, WI
March 7 - 8 Conference Greenprints
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
March 7 - 9 Conference BuildingEnergy Boston
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
March 19 -22 Nashville, TN 2017 HPC National Home Performance Conference
Nashville, TN
March 21 - 22 Conference 26th Annual Sustainability & EHS Symposium
Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH
March 26 - 28 Conference Smart and Sustainable Campuses and Conference
College Park Marriott and Conference Center, College Park, MD
March 27 - 30 Conference National Association of Environmental Professionals
Durham, NC
March 29 - 30 Conference Lean & Six Sigma World Conference
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN
March 29 - 31 Conference Road to Zero Waste Conference
Reno Convention Center, Reno, NV
March 30 - 31 Conference IEEE Annual GreenTech 2017
Marriott Tech Center Hotel Information, Denver, CO
April 3 - 6 Summit 2017 National Extension Energy Summit
Knoxville, TN
April 1 - 31 Various Earth Month Events
Various locations, University of Nebraska Omaha
April 10 - 12 Conference International BioMass Conference and Expo
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN
April 12
2 - 3 pm ET
Webinar EPA Grants Award Process Webinars
April 20 Festival State of Michigan Earth Day Event
April 20 Presentation State of Michigan Earth Day Event
Constitution Hall, Lansing, Michigan
April 22 Community Work Play Earth Day - Celebrate EARTH DAY by volunteering at your State Parks!
April 22 Presentations Indiana Department of Environmental Management Earth Day School Presentations
Various locations
April 26 - 27 Conference Sustainability Summit and Exposition
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee, WI
April 26 - 27 Summit Greening the Golden State, v 2.0 Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA
May 2 - 4 Roundtable Triple Regional P2 Roundtable Regions 5,7,8
Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN
May 4 Conference Earth Stewardship Day
Sangamon County
May 8 - 9 Training Transitioning to Safer Chemicals
Sheet Metal Institute, Portland, OR
May 13 Training Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles
La Marque, TX
May 13 - 14 Exposition GreenFestivalExpo
DC Convention Center, Washington, DC
May 15-17 Summit Better Buildings Summit
Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.
May 17 - 19 Conference Sustainability and Social Science Research Symposium
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
June 5 - 7 Summit 2017 Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit (CS3) at the University of Florida
June 10 - 11 Exposition GreenFestivalExpo
Javits Center, New York, NY
June 13 - 15 Conference Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference - Making Our Way to a Sustainable Tomorrow
Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA
June 15 Webinar Data Center Energy Practitioner Training Program and Associated Software Tools, 2:00 pm ET
Date Type Time/Location
January 3-4 Conference 7th Annual Bio-Based & Sustainable Products Summit
San Diego Marriott, San Diego, CA
January 11-13 Training Industrial Environment Sustainability Practices
Manhatten, KS
January 12-15 Training Environmental Management Systems Operations and Maintenance
South Houston, TX
January 14 Webinar Increasing Paint Booth Efficiency
9:00 am – 10:00 am CST
January 19 Webinar Utility Incentives for the Use of Natural Refrigerants
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
January 19 Webinar Green Chemistry Guide Listen and Learn Webinar Series – Implementation of the Green Chemistry Change and Sustaining Success
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
January 19-21 Conference The Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Crystal City, VA
January 21 Webinar Optimize Spray Gun Transfer Efficiency
9:00 am – 10:00 am CST
January 25-28 Conference 2016 National Biodiesel Conference and Expo
Tamp, FL
January 25-28 Conference Compost 2016: Soils for a Greener World
Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville, FL
January 26 Webinar Energy Star Portfolio Manager 101
January 27 Webinar Energy Star Portfolio Manager 201
January 28 Webinar Energy Star Portfolio Manager 301
January 28 Webinar Benefits of Powder Coating Technology Developed by the Powder Coating Institute
9:00 am – 10:00 am CST
February 3-5 Conference Energy, Utility and Environment Conference
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
February 11-13 Conference New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
Hilton Portland Hotel, Portland, OR
February 16 Webinar Health and Safety Issues with Electronic Scrap Recycling
February 17-19 Expo International Roofing Expo
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
February 18 Webinar Food Industry Pollution Prevention and Lean Manufacturing
February 19 Forum The Midwest Bioeconomy and Safer Products Summit: Regional Innovations Solving Global Problems
Minneapolis Central Library, MN
February 24-26 Conference Midwest Energy Solutions Conference
Chicago Hilton & Towers, Chicago, IL
March 2-4 Conference Better Buildings: Better Business
Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI
March 8-10 Conference BuildingEnergy 2015
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
March 8-11 Training Environmental Management Systems Operations and Maintenance
Austin, TX
March 15 Webinar Ceiling Tile Recycling - Webinar nrcrecycles.org
12:30 - 1:45 pm CST
March 15-16 Conference GreenPrints
Georgia State University Student Center, Atlanta GA
March 22 Conference 2016 Manufacturers Zero Waste Conference
Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, NC
March 23-24 Conference 2016 Lean & Six Sigma World Conference
Buena Vista Palace Hotel, Orlando, FL
April 4-5 Conference Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference
Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, MD
April 5-7 Conference Extension Sustainability Summit 2016
Portland, OR
April 7-8 Conference 8th Annual Green Technologies Conference
The InterContinental Kansas City at The Plaza, Kansas City, MO
April 7-8 Conference Green California Summit and Exposition
Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CO
April 11-14 Conference National Association of Environmental Professionals
The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL
April 11-14 Conference International Biomass Conference and Expo
Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC
April 13-15 Conference Sustainability Summit
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee, WI
April 19 Webinar Agricultural Plastics Recycling
12:30 - 1:45 pm CST
April 20-23 Conference Water Resilient Cities: Climate Change, Infrastructure, Economies, and Governance in the Great Lakes Basin
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State Univ., Cleveland, OH
April 21-22 Conference Green California Summit
Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA
May 5 - 7  Exposition Green Festival Expo
New York, NY
May 6 - 8 Exposition Green Festival Expo
Washington, DC
May 10-13 Training Environmental Management Systems Operations and Maintenance
Arlington, TX
May 15 - 18 Conference International Concrete Sustainability Conference
Washington, DC
May 25 - 26 Conference Solar Power Southeast
OMNI Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center Atlanta, GA
June 1 - 4 Conference 5th Annual National Zero Waste Business Conference
Austin, TX
June 7 - 8 Conference Solar Power Southwest
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, TX
June 7 - 9 Training Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles Workshop
Associated General Contractors Houston, TX
June 14 - 16 Conference 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
Portland, OR
June 26 - 30 Conference ASME Power & Energy Conference 2016
Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC
June 26 -30 Conference Green Sports Alliance Summit
Houston, TX
June 28 - 30 Conference 22nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment (IICE)
Austin, TX
July 10 - 14 Conference Solar 2016 in conjunction with Intersolar North America
Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA
July 12 - 14 Forum Sustainable Manufacturing Forum
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
July 13 Webinar Training and Leadership Critical Components to a Successful Zero Wast Program
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
July 14 Training Zero Waste Business 101 Workshop
Depot Park Conference Center, Sacramento, CA
July 14 Webinar Online ZWBA Scorecard Training Course
July 19 - 21 Training EPA Sustainable Futures™ Training Workshop 2016
RLA Learning and Conference Center, Cranberry Township, PA
July 21 Webinar Introduction to Green Chemistry
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
August 2-5 Training Environmental Management Systems Operations and Maintenance
San Antonio, TX
August 9 - 11 Conference 2016 Kansas Environmental Conference
Atrium Hotel & Conference Center, Hutchinson, KS
August 9 - 11 Training Energy Exchange: Federal Sustainability for the Next Decade
Providence, RI
August 18 Summit Summit for Sustainability in Materials & Manufacturing
US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL
August 21 - 25 Conference American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
August 24 - 26 Conference Georgia Environmental Conference
Jekyll Island, GA
August 31 Webinar The Resilient Business: Strategies for Pollution Prevention & Financing Energy Efficiency
10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
September 12 - 14 Conference Energy 2030: Paths to a Sustainable Future
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
September 12 - 15 Conference Solar Power International
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
September 13 Training The Massachusetts Clean Auto Repair (MassCAR) Program Training
September 14 Webinar The Resilient Business: Strategies for Pollution Prevention & Financing Energy Efficiency
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
September 16 - 18 Exposition Los Angeles Green Festival
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
September 19 Training  The Massachusetts Clean Auto Repair (MassCAR) Program Training
September 19 - 25 Event P2 Week
September 20 - 22 Conference E-Scrap 2016
Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA
September 21 Summit BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines Business Summit
Smith College Conference Center, Northampton, MA
September 21 Webinar The Resilient Business: Strategies for Pollution Prevention & Reducing Flood Risk
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
September 27 - 29 Conference EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo
Dallas Frisco Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa, Frisco, TX
September 27 - 30 Training Environmental Management Systems Operations and Maintenance
Oklahoma City, OK
September 28 Webinar The Resilient Business: Strategies for Pollution Prevention & Reducing Flood Risk
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
October 4 - 5 Conference Growing Sustainable Communities Conference
Grand River Center, Dubuque, IA
October 5 - 7 Conference Greenbuild 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
October 12 Webinar Green Chemistry, Safer Choices Webinar
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
October 19 - 20 Summit Green Business Engagement National Network Summit
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
October 20 - 22 Conference 2016 Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference
Baltimore, MD
October 24 - 26 Forum 25th Annual Regional Roundtable
Suquamish Clearwater Resort Conference Center, Suquamish, WA
October 26 - 28 Forum EHS & Sustainability Management Forum
Denver, CO
November 1 - 4 Conference CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference
Washington, DC
November 2 - 3 Summit Green California Schools & Community Colleges
Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA
November 3 Webinar Quarterly Webinar for National Emphasis Area (NEA) Grantees
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
November 3 Conference BuildingEnergy NYC
TKP New York Conference Center, New York
November 11 - 13 Exposition GreenFestivalExpo
Pier 35, San Francisco, CA
November 15 Webinar Sustainability and Your Office Equipment - What you can do.
2:00 - 3:00 pm CST
November 15 - 16 Summit Safer Choice Partner and Stakeholder Summit 2016
November 16 Webinar The Sustainable Research Lab
1:00 pm CST
November 16-17 Roundtable Region 7 Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, Kansas City, MO 
November 17 Conference greenUp: 2016 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
Grand Rapids, MI
December 7 - 8 Conference BizNGO 11th Annual Meeting
The Presidio, San Francisco, CA
December 8 Conference  9th Annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference
Onalaska, WI
December 9 - 11 Exposition Portland Green Festival
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
December 13 -15 Conference Renewable Energy World International
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

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January 2015

21
Pollution Prevention (P2): The Basics
WEBINAR - 10:00 am EST
Hosted and presented by Ohio EPA's Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP). This webinar will discuss the concept of pollution prevention and how it provides a better method for enhancing environmental performance and achieving environmental goals. This brief overview will define pollution prevention, explain common pollution prevention practices and show how successful pollution prevention approaches reduce both waste and costs.
ohioepa.webex.com/
19 - 20
National Biodiesel Conference
Fort Worth, TX
Biodiesel is recognized as our nation’s Advanced Biofuel, creating a more stable, diversified domestic energy supply. With advancements in feedstocks, biodiesel will comprise 10% of diesel fuel demand by 2022.
www.biodieselconference.org/
20 - 23
Compost: Organics on the Rise, USCC 2015 Conference
Austin, TX
Join us at the world's largest composting conference and exhibition for the organics management industry. Hear the latest from industry leaders about solving challenges in collecting organics, manufacturing and using compost, and producing renewable energy from organics. Visit our composting tradeshow to see the latest in equipment and tools for effective programs.
compostingcouncil.org/compost2015/
27
Americans' Attitudes toward Sustainable Consumption
WEBINAR - 9:30 am PST
Part of the "Measuring and Scaling Sustainable Consumption for Cities" Mini-Series.
westcoastclimateforum.com/
27 - 29
2015 Energy and Climate Change Conference and Energy Education Summit
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Crystal City, VA
For climate change, this is time of urgency, big ideas, and hope. 2015 will be a year of decisions – particularly at the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris. The 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy and Climate Change will develop and advance partnerships that focus on transitioning the world to a new "low carbon" and "climate resilient" energy system. It will emphasize putting ideas into action - moving forward on policy and practice.
www.energyandclimatechange.org/
28 - 30
2015 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference
Chicago Hilton and Towers, Chicago, IL
Once a year, MEEA invites all energy stakeholders to gather at our annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference to raise awareness and reinforce the importance of energy efficiency in the Midwest. This annual conference is about celebrating accomplishments and inspirations in energy efficiency, as well as laying out the efficiency program and policy landscape for the coming year.
www.mwalliance.org/conference/
29 - 31
New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
Hilton Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD
The nation's largest smart growth and sustainability event, the theme for New Partners 2015 is "Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities, "underscoring this year's stronger emphasis on implementation. The program will feature tools, strategies, focused training and new technologies that will help communities NOW
www.newpartners.org/

February 2015

16 - 18
Energy, Utility and Environment Conference & Expo2015
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
Co-located with the Green Car Expo. Includes tracks on: Air Policy & Regulations; CEMS & Air Quality; Mercury Control; Energy Policy & Security; SO2, NOx, PM Control; Renewable Energy; Power Plant O & M; CCS & GHG; LEED & Energy Management; Water Sustainability; Alternate Fuels
www.euec.com/
19
Midwest Bio-Economy and Safer Products Summit: Regional Innovations Solving Global Problems
Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN
The Midwest Bioeconomy and Safer Product Summit will examine green chemistry, innovation and sustainability initiatives and will provide lessons learned from market pioneers on getting ahead of the regulatory curve via product and brand innovation and from business entrepreneurs on commercializing biobased chemical production.
www.greenchemistrymn.org/events/midwest-bioeconomy-and-safer-products-summit-regional-innovations-solving-global-problems
24 - 26
The International Roofing Expo (IRE)
Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
The International Roofing Expo [IRE] is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to see, compare and learn about the newest products, best practices and innovations essential to your success.
www.theroofingexpo.com/

March 2015

3 - 5
Building Energy
BuildingEnergy is the most established and most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. The conferences accredited educational sessions are rigorous, the high level trade show is engaging, and the three days of networking leads to new colleagues and life-long friendships.
www.nesea.org/buildingenergy/
4 - 6
Sustainability Summit 2015: Sovereignty and Survival
Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee
The Sustainability Summit’s primary mission is motivation and education of professionals, investors and entrepreneurs for opportunities in clean energy and sustainable practices; and workers-in-transition and students to be important players in the future workforce.
www.sustainabilitysummit.us/
11 - 12
Lean and Six Sigma World Conference
JW Marriott, Houston, TX
Practical Applications and New Trends in Lean & Six Sigma. Join the community of practitioners, experts, gurus, leaders, and executives from manufacturing, service, healthcare, transactional, government and others.
www.leanandsixsigma.org/
11 - 12
Greenprints
Atlanta, GA
Greenprints is a forum for regional- and nationally-renowned building industry, building science and design experts and professionals. Since 1998, the Greenprints conference has facilitated conversations between researchers and on-the-ground practitioners that have promoted sustainable buildings and communities.
www.greenprints.org/
11 - 13
Better Buildings Better Business
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Keeping up with current trends, technologies and products in the residential building and remodeling industry? Ready to show customers you're prepared to make their dream home a reality? Enhance your skills and boost your business savvy.
ecw.org/betterbuildingswi/home
15 - 17
IEEE Greentech 2015: Sixth Annual Green Technologies Conference
Intercontinental Hotel New Orleans, LA
The 7th Annual IEEE Green Technologies Conference (GREENTECH 2015) was conceived to address one of the most pressing challenges of our time: securing green and clean energy sources for the 21st century to protect the environment and help build a more resilient power grid.
ieeegreentech.org/
25
FY 2015 P2, PPIN and SRA Requests for Proposals Webinar
WEBINAR 1:00 pm EDT
EPA's national P2 Program will hold an informational question and answer meeting with potential applicants and interested stakeholders concerning FY 2015 P2, PPIN and SRA grant announcements.
www.epa.gov/p2/pubs/grants/
30 - 31
Smart and Sustainable Campuses and Conference 2015
Hyatt Regency, Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD
"Honoring Our Past, Charting Our Future" will be our focus in 2015 as we look back on sustainability transformation in higher education over the past decade. The conference is uniquely designed to appeal to campus "teams" (i.e. sustainability managers, business officers, facilities staff, faculty, and students) and is a perfect venue to market, network, and promote sustainable products and services to hundreds of unique colleges and universities in North America.
www.sustainability.umd.edu/content/community/SSCC.php
March 31 - April 2
Region 5 and Region 7 Joint P2 Roundtable Meeting, Spring 2015
St. Louis, MO
Promoting the development, implementation and evaluation of efforts to avoid, eliminate, or reduce waste generation and to foster natural resource and energy conservation
roundtable.p2ric.org/2014/12/15/r5r7-spring-2015-roundtable-meeting-save-the-date/

April 2015

13
Good Jobs, Green Jobs
Washington, DC
This year's Conference is focused on Energizing America by accelerating the deployment of renewable energy, scaling up energy efficiency in our built environment, and upgrading and repairing our energy distribution systems.
www.greenjobsconference.org/
13 - 17
National Association of Environmental Professionals
Honolulu, HI
20 - 22
Int'l BioMass Confernce and Expo
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN
This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world's interconnected biomass utilization industries—biobased power, thermal energy, fuels and chemicals.
www.naep.org/2015-conference

May 2015

5
4th Annual National Zero Waste Business Conference
Millennium Biltmore, Los Angeles CA
Hosted by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, this important event will be headlined by industry leaders including Matt Petersen, former Global Green CEO and City of LA Chief Sustainabilty Officer, and Fedele Bauccio, CEO of Bon Appetit. Not only will conference attendees gain practical knowledge and learn how to create more productive and more efficient businesses, they will also find new business opportunities in the Zero Waste industry. No matter where you are on your Zero Waste journey, the conference will provide educational resources and tools to drive your efforts.
www.uszwbc.org/2015conference
5 - 7
ACI National Home Performance
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Home performance and weatherization professionals from every sector of the industry are coming to the 2015 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show.
www.homeperformance.org/conference/2015-aci-national-home-performance-conference-trade-show
11 - 13
Intl Concrete Sustainability Conference
Miami, FL
The International Concrete Sustainability Conference provides learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete manufacturing, design and construction.
www.concretesustainabilityconference.org/Miami2015/index.html
18
Sifting Through the Internet to Find the P2 Info You Can Use
Webinar 1:00 - 2:00 CT
Perfect for interns or someone new on your staff, this webinar provides tips and techniques for finding the best P2 information on the internet.

June 2015

4
Executive Order 13693: Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, and Federal Purchasing Update (Web-based)
WEBINAR 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by the Federal Green Challenge (FGC), this webinar will include: An overview of the Executive Order 13693, Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade (Kate Brandt, Federal Sustainability Official); Updates to the GSA Green Compilation Tool including some pertaining to the EO 13693 (Adam Jones, GSA's, Federal Acquisition Service); and an overview of EPA's Safer Choices Program and Products also named in the new Executive Order (Chen Wen, EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics).
10
2015 GreenGov Symposium
Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC
The 2015 GreenGov Symposium will bring together public and private sector leaders in policy, energy management, acquisitions and other areas important to sustainability to discuss strategies for achieving the goals articulated in the new Executive Order, "Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade," signed by President Obama on March 19, 2015.
greengov2015.org
10 - 13
21st International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment (IICE)
Hyatt House San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
The conference is motivated by the increasing need to combine ideas and research findings from different disciplines to enhance our understanding of the interactions between the natural environment and human institutions.
ieaonline.org/?page_id=68
24 - 26
2015 Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
This Summit offers attendees the chance to network, learn, and exchange ideas with peers from around the country on ways in which athletic and sports programs can join the campus movement to engage students, fans, and alumni in making collegiate sports socially, economically, and environmentally responsible.
nirsa.net/nirsa/institutes/collegiate-sports-sustainability-summit/
June 28 - July 2
ASME Power & Energy 2015: Energy Solutions for a Sustainable Future
ASME Power & Energy 2015 joins ASME's most dynamic annual energy events serving the worldwide energy community: the Power Conference, the 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, the 13th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, and the inaugural Nuclear Forum.
www.asmeconferences.org/powerenergy2015/

July 2015

14 - 16
19th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, N. Bethesda, MD
The 2015 conference highlights green chemistry and engineering’s role in catalyzing innovation. The 2015 GC&E Conference will be organized around day-long tracks, with a few sessions going multiple days.
www.gcande.org/
14 - 16
Sustainable Manufacturing at SEMICON West 2015
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
Sustainable Manufacturing Forum, the Sustainable Manufacturing Pavilion will showcase companies providing unique products, technologies, and solutions for sustainable manufacturing in areas including energy efficiency, water conservation and waste processing, pollution control and abatement, and safety/ergonomics.
www.semiconwest2015.org/sustainable-manufacturing/
28 - 30
Solar 2015
The Solar 2015 event at PSU is an opportunity to explore a new approach to all of our ASES events, while embracing our storied past: a reinvented gathering that is immensely rewarding to the people who participate, unexpectedly entertaining, and profoundly inspiring to the next generation! Created by solar enthusiasts and professionals, for solar enthusiasts and professionals
solar2015.ases.org

August 2015

26 - 28
Georgia Environmental Conference
The Annual Georgia Environmental Conference is the state’s largest, most comprehensive and diverse educational opportunity and will be attended by over 700 Local, State, and Federal Government Officials, Business and Industry Leaders, Attorneys, Consultants, Engineers, Developers, Land Owners, Architects, Agribusiness Leaders, Energy Experts, Water Planning Districts, Universities, Public Health Officials, Solid Waste, Enviro-Tech, and Recycling Experts, and many, many others with a strong interest in environmental activities in Georgia and the Southeast region.
www.georgiaenet.com/

September 2015

1 - 3
E-Scrap 2015
Omni ChampionsGate, Orlando, FL
Entering its 13th year, E-Scrap 2015 is where the electronics recycling industry meets. With last year’s conference bringing in over 1,300 attendees from more than 35 countries, this year’s conference will offer a bustling exhibit hall, tear-down demos, exhilarating series of presentations, sessions and Q and A’s featuring the leading industry executives and associations.
www.e-scrapconference.com/
2
Info Session: Certificate in Green Chemistry & Chemical Stewardship Program
WEBINAR: 12 pm – 1:30 pm Pacific time
Introduction to the certificate program in which you will learn the fundamental principles of green chemistry and develop a framework for product, process and business decisions that incorporate sustainability, chemical toxicity and human health factors.
www.pce.uw.edu/events.aspx?id=21009
14 - 17
Solar Power International
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
SPI brings the full range of industry ideas, experts, professionals, and information together in one comprehensive event that delivers peer-led educational programming designed to exchange ideas, share lessons learned, and provide solutions for your business.
www.solarpowerinternational.com/
21 - 27
P2 Week
Celebrating 25 years of the Pollution Prevention Act
25 - 27
Los Angeles Green Festival
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
Now in our 5th year in Los Angeles, this festival has turned out to be one of best events! With one of the strongest waste recycling programs and a strong commitment to developing alternative transportation and energy initiatives, we look forward to growing with this green city.
greenfestivals.org/la/los-angeles-2015

October 2015

5 - 8
Cities Alive
New York City, NY
CitiesAlive delegates will partake in technical sessions directed towards design, research and policy communities and focus on the latest scientific research, design, products, and policies all of which are critical to meeting the challenge of promoting healthy and resilient people and places in New York City.
citiesalive.org/
6 - 7
Growing Sustainable Communities Conference
Grand River Center, Dubuque, IA
The 8th annual Conference is a two-day educational opportunity for public- and private-sector leaders who have a common interest in sustainability, resource management and social equity.
www.gscdubuque.com/
6 - 7
Making Energy Work 2015: Power Forward
Raleigh Convention Center Raleigh, NC
One of the recurring themes of the conference is the continued emphasis on collaboration as a catalyst for moving North Carolina’s clean energy economy forward.
www.energync.org/
6 - 8
Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles Workshops
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
This course will provide you with the opportunity to improve the efficiency of your organization through the elimination of pollutants and the application of lean principles within an environmental management system.
web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=16MGE802001
6 - 8
EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo
Marriott Denver Tech Center, Denver, CO
From a deeper understanding of the green building marketplace and what’s new in building science best practices and techniques, to the latest news on innovations and opportunities, participants will find the nation's leading experts, solutions and best practices at the Excellence in Building Conference.
www.eeba.org/conference
14 - 16
2015 EHS Management Forum
The Westin Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
For more than 22 years, NAEM's annual conference has been the premiere event dedicated to best practice-sharing for those developing and integrating strategic environmental programs within companies.
ehsforum.naem.org/index.php
27 - 28
PPRC Regional Roundtable 2015
This year’s Roundtable will bring together businesses and technical assistance providers to discuss cutting edge pollution prevention topics like green chemistry, stormwater, and energy efficiency.
pprc.org/index.php/2015/pprc/regional-roundtable-2015/
29 - 30
Green California Schools Summit / Green California Community Colleges Summit
Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA
The first - and the largest - statewide green school event, the Summit provides a unique opportunity for leaders from the nation's largest public education system to discover new ways to create healthy, efficient learning environments.
www.green-technology.org/gcschools15/

November 2015

3-4
Michigan "GreenUp" Conference
University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex, Ann Arbor, MI
www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3308_3333_4169_21606-354433--,00.html
5
Consumers' Attitudes Toward Water-Efficient Landscapes
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5583107110429314049
5
Sustainable Seminar Series: Reduction of Non-Revenue Water through Continuous Acoustic Monitoring
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8790759660868210178
10
Webinar - Economics of Industrial Water Reuse
10
Webinar - WBNR: Ongoing Efforts to Procure Climate-Friendly Refrigerants in the Federal Sector
10 - 12
Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles Workshop
Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&Course=16MGE802002%20
13 - 15
San Francisco Green Festival
Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA
greenfestivals.org/sf/san-francisco-2015
16
Webinar - Green Chemistry Guide Listen and Learn Webinar Series -- Building the Business Case for Green Chemistry
17
Workshop on Innovation in Compost Management and End Use
Illinois State University's Farm in Lexington, IL.
17-19
Carbon Management Technology Conference 2015
Sugar Land Marriott Town Square, TX
fscarbonmanagement.org/cmtc/2015
18
Webinar - Introduction to the State Electronics Challenge
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4960842900146402305
18-19
Greenbuild
Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
www.greenbuildexpo.com/
18-19
Pollution Prevention Region 7 Roundtable
EPA Region 7 Headquarters, 11201 Renner Blvd. Lenexa, KS 66219
roundtable.p2ric.org/roundtable-meetings-agendas-presentations-attendees/2015-fall/
19
Webinar - Composting for Grocery Stores
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5995728536025603586
19
Webinar - Sustainable Seminar Series: Sustainability at Shedd Aquarium
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6076835110675728641

December 2015

1
Stormwater Management, Energy Efficiency, Improved Aesthetics, and More: The Benefits of Green Roofs for Collegiate Facilities
Webinar
1
Using Refrigerant Management Tools to Ensure Compliance with Regulations and Save Costs
Webinar
p2rx.org/
1
Plug into Energy Savings: Strategies and Resources for Reducing Plugload Energy Use in Your Buildings
Webinar
3
Ignitable Coating Operations: Preventing Fires, Explosions and Toxic Exposures
Portland Regional Training Center for Painters and Drywall Finishers
osha.washington.edu/course/ignitable-coating-operations-preventing-fires-explosions-and-toxic-exposures
8-10
Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
www.renewableenergyworld-events.com/index.html
10
Webinar - Quantifying Your Waste Reduction Efforts
11-13
Portland Green Festival Oregon Convention Center Halls B & C, Portland, OR
greenfestivals.org/sf/san-francisco-2015
15
Webinar - Safer Seating - Finding Furniture Free of Flame Retardants, Formaldehyde and Other Toxic Chemicals
15
Webinar - Implementation of the Green Chemistry Change and Sustaining Success

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