Upcoming Webinars and Other Virtual Events in December

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Mary Ann

Nov 10, 2022, 12:20:43 PM11/10/22
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Material Reuse Deep Dive Forum – Impact of Building Material Reuse on Climate Change, Dec 7, 11:30 – 1 eastern, 8:30 – 10 pacific

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Avoiding the use of new building materials is key to decreasing the built environment’s impact on climate change.  This second Reuse Deep Dive Forum will feature three speakers presenting studies and data about the impact of deconstruction, historic preservation, and reusing materials on climate change.  They include:

·       Sarah Edwards, CEO, Eunomia Research & Consulting

·       Heidi Swank, Executive Director, Rethos

·       Gretchen Worth, Project Director, Susan Christopherson Center for Community Planning

The free Forum is sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.



Rubber Modified Asphalt Workshop, Dec 8, 1 – 4 eastern
To register, email your contact information to: John Sheerin

Join the Northeast Recycling Council, the Northeast Waste Management Officials Association and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association as they host a webinar to discuss performance, economic and environmental benefits of using rubber modified asphalt. This workshop will:

  • Inform decision makers of the current status of this technology.
  • Discuss barriers to its use and the opportunities to overcome them, including lack of specifications, lack of experience in market and how state DOT’s can change regulations to allow the use of rubber modified asphalt.

This free Workshop is being sponsored by the US Tire Manufacturers Association, NEWMOA & NERC.





Strategies for Residential Food Waste Reduction & Composting, December 13, 2:00 - 3:30 eastern
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This webinar provides an opportunity to learn about reducing food waste at home, particularly in disadvantaged communities. This is a key strategy for keeping food out of the solid waste stream. If you would like to learn more about the problems with wasting food, opportunities to reduce and divert food waste to compost, and urban community composting, join us.

Presenters are:

  • Krishana Abrahim-Petrie, NEWMOA
  • Lisa Piering, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA)
  • Linda Bilsens Brolis, Institute for Local Self Reliance
  • Brenda Platt, Institute for Local Self Reliance 


The free webinar is co-hosted by NERC and NEWMOA.



Ground Glass Pozzolans – A More Sustainable Solution for Recycled Glass & Concrete, Dec 14, 1:30 – 3:00 eastern

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Using ground glass Pozzolans instead of cement in concrete is a sustainable and environmentally preferable building material. The webinar presenters will detail the properties, performance, applications, and environmental benefits of Pozzolans. 

The presenters include: 

·       Patrick Grasso, Co-managing Partner, Urban Mining

·       TJ Oneglia, Vice President of Construction Material, O&G Industries

·       Kim Bawden Program Manager, Green Technology Accelerator Center (GTAC) and Senior Staff Engineer, NYS Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT

The free webinar is co-hosted by NERC and NEWMOA.








Mary Ann


Mary Ann Remolador

Assistant Director & Event Organizer

Northeast Recycling Council

139 Main Street, Suite 401

Brattleboro, Vermont 05301

Cell: 802-451-8852     https://nerc.org



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