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ENDEAVOR Sustainable Materials Management Workshop (Omaha)

Sept. 6, 2017  |   1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
UNO | Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center | Room 201-205



AGENDA + PRESENTATIONS

1:00   Welcome
Tonya Bronleewe, Wichita State University, Environmental Finance Center
Steven Rodie, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Center for Urban Sustainability

1:10  Getting to Know You Introduction & Ice Breaker Activity

1:30   Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Overview
Tonya Bronleewe, Wichita State University, Environmental Finance Center

2:00  You Thought It Couldn’t Be Recycled: Hefty Orange Bag Program
Jeff Heck Sr., Procurement Manager, First Star Recycling

2:20  Break

2:30  Every Bite Counts: University of Nebraska – Omaha
Sarah Burke, MS, Sustainability Coordinator

2:50  Leaner Greener Lincoln
Frank Uhlarik, Sustainability & Compliance Administrator

3:30 What’s Next – New Ideas – Brainstorm – Student Project Networking

Tonya Bronleewe, Wichita State University, Environmental Finance Center
Steven Rodie, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Center for Urban Sustainability

4:00  Go Forth and Reduce, Reuse & Recycle!

4:15  Farnam House Brewing Company SMM Project Tour Sponsored by SCS Engineers
It’s five o’clock somewhere! Join us for an educational tour of the Farnam House Brewing Company and find out how they are sustainably managing their waste materials. Snacks and Beer Tasting Provided Non-alcoholic beverages available for those under 21.

Workshop Outcomes & Notes

 


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Contact
Tonya Bronleewe
Program Manager
WSU Environmental Finance Center
(316) 978-6638
tonya.bronleewe@wichita.edu

 

 

 

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This project has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does the EPA endorse trade names or recommend the use of commercial products mentioned in this document.