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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 green.registry@maryland.gov 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.  Registration is required.

To register, go to:  https://esbuildings.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esbuildings 

April 13 (Rockville) and April 19 (Baltimore): Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Workshops. Learn about incentives!  https://events-support.com/events/MDEV

April 19-21, 20174th Annual International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF)
Annapolis, MD, Register | Sponsor | Exhibit

April 1 - 26, 2017:  Application period for Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards

June 14, 2017: Maryland Green Registry Annual Membership and Awards Event.                       

June 14, 2017Look for the Leak Prize Drawing Entries due.

September 25-27, 2017: WASTECON at the Baltimore Convention Center.  Enter the Look for the Leak contest to be eligible for a free registration.

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.

Webinars on Potomac Edison's  Energy Efficiency Programs, Every Thursday, 1-2 pm:. Information and application assistance for businesses located in Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Garrett Counties.  Details here.


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.

Technical Assistance News:

Stay Tuned!  MDE received a grant from EPA in August 2016  to 1) offer the "Greening Your Business" program to Maryland Green Registry members, 2) provide waste reduction assistance to food processors, 3) place a pollution prevention engineering intern with a manufacturer in the summer of 2017, and 4) support the Maryland Green Registry.

Regional Manufacturing Institute Energy Efficiency Program: Maryland manufacturers in the BGE Service area may be eligible to participate in a program targeting energy efficiency opportunities. New groups are forming now. Click here for more information.


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


Maryland Green Registry Wins National Award

The Maryland Green Registry was awarded the Most Valuable Pollution Prevention (MVP2) by the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable.  The award recognizes outstanding and innovative pollution prevention projects and programs that demonstrate measurable results and optimization of available project resources.  See article.

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