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Webinar: How to Launch Green Business Programs in Communities Across the Nation

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Join the Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network for a free webinar on April 26.

  • Webinar
When Apr 26, 2012
from 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
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April 26, 2012

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET


California passed AB 913, taking effect January 2012, to facilitate growth and development of the local government Green Business Programs across the state. The Green Business Program delivers a package of proven multimedia technical assistance to small business to help them improve operations to meet sustainability goals. Learn from California expert, Matt McCarron, about how to start a Green Business Program, how they work and positive effects on a community. McCarron will demonstrate the value of Green Business Programs using quantitative and qualitative results, including waste and emissions reductions, energy and water conservation, cost savings and customer satisfaction.  

At the end of the presentation, Jen Huntley, PhD, Environmental Historian, Former UNR Professor and Chair for greenUP! will discuss how Reno-based environmental group, greenUP! is launching a Green Business Program in Reno, Nevada.  

Lead Presenter

Matt McCarron is is the project lead for the California Green Business Program in the Pollution Prevention program at California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). Recently, McCarron was loaned to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, now GO-Biz to assist businesses with permit information. Previously, he worked with CalRecycle (CIWMB) Electronics Waste and HHW/Used Oil section, Cal/EPA Permit Assistance Centers and earlier with DTSC's regulatory assistance and HHW program. He has a degree in Biology and master's in Environmental Management from the University of San Francisco.


Register for this free webinar. Seating is limited.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar is cosponsored by the Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN) and Reno-based environmental group, greenUP!

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