Recycling Solutions for Education

Beyond Recycled

Conducted on Thursday, April 13, 2017

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Higher education institutions have established a leadership position in recycling, waste diversion, and buying recycled. Faculty, staff, students and community are now asking questions that go beyond recycled when it comes to campus sustainability programs. Listen to this webinar and hear from several of the most well-known third-party Environmental Certifying NGO’s to learn how your campus can incorporate new sustainability programs that go beyond recycling.

Discussion Topics:

  • How Your Institution Can Be on the Forefront of Sustainability
  • What Other Institutions are Doing
  • Endpoints, Servers, and Cloud Applications
  • Sustainability Trends in Higher Education
  • Ideas, Best Practices and New Programs

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Recycling Solutions for Education
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Speakers:

Ken Perdue,
Ken is the National Manager of Sustainable Solutions for Staples Business Advantage. He speaks and consults with state agencies, counties, municipalities, educational institutions, corporate accounts and a multitude of chambers of commerce nationwide in their efforts to reduce carbon footprint. Mr. Perdue’s emphasis on “Eco Conservation” (Consumption Reduction) through continued conservation adoption allows businesses to Reduce, Renew and Recycle while making the task of going green extremely pragmatic, educational and cost effective.
Staples Business Advantage
Andrew Goldberg,
Mr. Goldberg is the Project Manager for Rainforest Alliance’s Appalachian Woodlands Alliance (AWA) project. Bringing together major companies from across the forest products value chain: Domtar, Avery Dennison, Columbia Forest Products, Evergreen Packaging, Kimberly-Clark, the US Forest Service and Staples, Inc., the AWA works with diverse stakeholders from the southeast United States to increase participation of family forest owners in scientific, sustainable forest management. Mr. Goldberg received a JD Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis & Clark Law School where he was a Natural Resources Scholar and completed his undergraduate studies at Tufts University. In addition, he is a 2014 Kinship Conservation Fellow focused on innovative, market-based solutions to environmental problems.
Rainforest Alliance’s Appalachian Woodlands Alliance (AWA) project
Brad Kahn,
Mr. Kahn is the Communications Director at the Forest Stewardship Council US. From the media relations and policy translation to green building and corporate partnerships, Brad helps shape the Forest Stewardship Council’s work with external stakeholders, including strategy, messaging, and presentations to reach a wide array of audiences. Most recently he has helped launch “One Simple Action,” (http://onesimpleaction.fsc.org/) an anthem video targeted at consumers, and a Digital Resource Guide (digitalresources.us.fsc.org) to help companies communicate their commitment to FSC. Brad has a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a B.A. in economics from Brown University.
Forest Stewardship Council US

Who should participate?

Procurement, Sustainability Managers, Business Officers