KPPC's Calendar of Events

Jul
25
Tue
2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum @ Omni Parker House Hotel
Jul 25 – Jul 26 all-day

This year’s Forum will highlight current product stewardship trends in the U.S., focusing on packaging, pharmaceuticals, paint, electronics, HHW, and other priority products. In Product Stewardship Institute style, each session will be highly participatory, designed for multi-stakeholder discussion of cutting-edge topics. Worldwide leaders will assess the successes and challenges of extended producer responsibility programs and provide the context needed to help us advance the product stewardship movement in the U.S.

More information about the agenda and how to register are available on the forum web site.

Jul
26
Wed
Making Cents of Energy – Summer Event @ Spalding University’s Kosair College of Health and Natural Sciences
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the Louisville Energy Alliance and LG&E for a FREE informational seminar. Come enjoy breakfast and learn about a wide range of subjects related to Louisville and energy sustainability, as well as possible strategies to save your business money.

Where: Spalding University’s Kosair College of Health and Natural Sciences, Room 116
845 S. Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203

Cost: Free

Please visit www.louisvilleenergyalliance.org/making-cents-of-energy to register for
the event (required for breakfast), and see the agenda with all topics and speakers.

 

Aug
1
Tue
2017 Sustainability Management Conference @ Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
Aug 1 – Aug 2 all-day

Find Focus, Execute Your Strategy

Are you responsible for implementing sustainability efforts, or tracking and reporting their results? Is the scope of your sustainability program expanding in all directions? This conference will offer insights that will help you improve your company’s performance internally and more effectively manage your sustainability data at both ends of the supply chain.

Benchmark Your Sustainability Program

Learn benchmark leading practices, discover new solutions and hear hard-won accomplishments from your peers. Discover new innovative strategies companies are using to meet sustainability goals and how companies address sustainability trends.

What You Will Learn

Through a mix of peer-led sessions and interactive discussions, this year’s conference agenda will address challenges and opportunities in the areas of:

  • Sustainability Innovations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Investing
  • Circular Economy
  • Measuring your Impacts
  • Setting Meaningful Goals

NAEM’s Corporate Sustainability Conference is designed for EHS and sustainability managers from across industries.

Find out more and how to register for this informative conference.

 


The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability. As the largest professional community for EHS and sustainability decision-makers, we provide peer-led educational conferences and an active network for sharing solutions to today’s corporate EHS and sustainability management challenges. Visit NAEM online at www.naem.org.

2017 APR Plastics Recycling Educational Webinar: Residential Bulky Rigid Plastics
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Recycling Rigid Plastics Beyond Bottles: Resources to Encourage MRFs and Municipalities to Expand Collection

Background:
Since 2009 the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) has conducted a survey to evaluate each state’s largest municipality’s residential plastics collection programs, and the growing trend continues to be: Recycling Rigid Plastics Beyond Bottles. APR’s Recycling Rigid Plastics Beyond Bottles Toolkits were developed to provide resources to support state and local solid waste management and recycling officials to enhance their collection programs, increase the amount of material collected by those programs, and add value to the bottom line.

Presentation Details:
The webinar will provide an overview of each of the toolkit’s resources which include: Success Stories, Market Information, Education, Flowcharts and Videos, Remanufacturing / Applications, and FAQs. Additional information to support expanding collection will also be provided.

Residential Bulky Rigid Plastics
Tuesday, August 1st @ 1:00 pm EST
Presenters: Bridget Anderson, Deputy Commissioner, Recycling and Sustainability, NYC Department of Sanitation and Stephanie Baker, Director of Market Development at KW Plastics Recycling

Register for this webinar.

 


Visit the Web Seminar page of the APR website for complete session descriptions and additional information.

Portfolio Manager® 101
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Join us as we introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. Attendees will learn how to: navigate Portfolio Manager; add a property and enter details about it; enter energy and water consumption data; share properties; and generate template performance reports to assess progress.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars.

Aug
21
Mon
Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show @ Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina
Aug 21 – Aug 23 all-day

The Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show (WCTC) provides an educational and networking forum for informing the public and private sectors of the economic and environmental significance of converting waste materials into alternative fuels such as biogas, syngas, plastic derived fuels, biodiesel and ethanol as well as other renewable fuels.

Learn about:

  • Gasification,
  • Pyrolysis,
  • Anaerobic Digestion,
  • Plasma Arch and
  • other innovative Thermal and Non-thermal Waste Conversion Technologies.

Visit the conference website to find out more and to register.


The Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists industry and municipalities with waste issues. SWIX acts as a waste match-maker, putting waste generators in touch with waste users. For more info visit http://swixusa.org

Aug
22
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 201
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Continue to learn about EPA’s new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: managing and tracking changes to your property uses over time; using spreadsheet templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; generating and using custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars.

Aug
27
Sun
StormCon 2017 Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo @ Meydenbauer Convention Center
Aug 27 – Aug 31 all-day

The StormCon 2017 Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo will be held Aug. 27-31 in Bellevue, Washington.

StormCon is a stormwater pollution prevention conference and trade show. Meet leading stormwater experts on BMPs, low-impact development, program management, construction-site runoff, green infrastructure, monitoring and research.

Emerging technology, products and services will be on display in the exhibit hall. Get hands on experience at more than 185 stormwater exhibits.

Why attend?

  • Discover the most comprehensive stormwater educational curriculum available anywhere.
  • Learn about the latest best management practices.
  • Enhance your stormwater credentials and earn CEUs.
  • Meet and network with colleagues, solutions providers and surface water quality experts.

 

Conference information and registration are available online.

 

Aug
28
Mon
The Resource Recycling Conference
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day

Where the Industry Evolves

The Resource Recycling Conference, in partnership with the National Recycling Coalition and in alliance with Waste360, the Recycling Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota chapter of SWANA, is the must-attend conference for the recycling industry’s most influential policy leaders, CEOs and government officials. The conference, now entering its seventh year, is your opportunity to network with clients, prospective partners, vendors and top materials management decision-makers all in one location, saving you precious time and travel expenses. The conference’s lineup of education sessions will offer attendees the latest on materials processing trends, tactics to boost diversion rates, legislative talking points, market analysis and much more.

Registration is now open. Registration includes entrance into info-packed conference sessions and the exhibit hall as well as two continental breakfasts, two lunches, refreshment breaks and an evening reception. Registration does not include lodging.

Find out more about this conference and how to register.

Aug
29
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 301
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Energy Star LogoWith a good background on the basic functionality of EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® tool, learn about some advanced features including: using spreadsheet upload templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; creating custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars today!