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.
To register, go to: https://esbuildings.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esbuildings
June 27, 2018, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.: Green Housekeeping Workshop in Laurel, MD Free, but register here.
June 28, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Event. Talk & Tour of the Gardens starts at 4:00 p.m.
This event, held in partnership with One Montgomery Green, will be held at beautiful Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland. Register here Maryland Green Registry members should enter the promotional code MGRMEMBER2018 to receive the $40 discounted registration rate.
July 11, 2018: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.: Climate Change Resiliency Webinar. Sponsorsed by the Chesapeake Bay Program and Businesses for the Bay. Free, but register here.
July 11, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Hotel | Kitchen: Reducing Food Waste in Baltimore's Hospitality Industry. Register here
August 1, 2018, 8:30 am: Tracking What Doesn’t Exist – The Waste Reduction Dilemma. Free webinar If you’re tracking recycling and Zero Waste activities, you may wonder why your diversion remains stagnant despite your efforts. This session will focus on identifying creative waste reduction programs and how to properly track them for maximum diversion credit. Register here
October 8-10, 2018: Maryland Clean Energy Summit:
Gearing Up for the Future: Energy Innovation to Advance Grid Efficiency, Resiliency & Security to be held at the Hotel at the University of Maryland (College Park) https://mcecsummit.org/
RMI Energy Efficiency Program Available Now: Manufacturers in the Pepco and Delmarva service areas with more than $80,000 in annual electrical costs are eligbile for up to $20,000 in energy efficiency services at no cost. Click here for more information.
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.
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.
Sustainable Business Webinar Series
This four-part webinar series for commercial and industrial facilities was developed to help build the business case for environmental sustainability and turn ideas into outcomes. See site for archived webinars on Practical Approaches to Source Reduction, Basics of Energy Management, and Influence of the Corporate Culture
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
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