For 2015, AASHE Staff, in collaboration with AASHE Education & Professional Development Steering Committee, took into account the feedback received during the 2013 & 2014 AASHE Listening Project, 2014 webinar evaluations and the AASHE Conference & Expo 2014 post-conference evaluation to Increase the value that AASHE is able to provide members in 2015.
The result is a number of different webinar series that will address the needs of AASHE's diverse membership, increase engagement with our members, create community and provide solutions, resources, tools and support in all areas of sustainability in higher education. A big thank you to our AASHE community for providing feedback. Feel free to contact us with additional suggestions at email@example.com.
All webinars are 90 minutes and take place on Wednesday's at 3 p.m. Eastern
AASHE webinars are free for AASHE members and non-AASHE members, however presentation materials and webinar recordings are only available to AASHE members.
For information on each series please visit the links below.
Green Gigawatt Partnership: Ramping Up Renewables in Higher Education: September 9
Sep 9 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
This fall, AASHE will be helping to launch a new initiative called the Green Gigawatt Partnership. The GGP seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who have signed long term contracts to purchase green power and helping more campuses do the same. Join this webinar to learn more about the Partnership and how colleges and universities are using long-term power purchase agreements for green power to make major strides in cutting carbon, while also controlling energy costs and managing future energy price risk.
Oct 8 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partner Event.
Strategic planning to build a comprehensive recycling program.
Successful recycling and waste reduction programs achieve 50% or more diversion through setting goals and intentional planning. In this webinar we will focus on using strategic planning methods to grow your campus waste reduction program and align it with the broader campus strategic plan.
Dec 10 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partner Event.
How do you measure nothing so you know you are doing something?
At the core of waste reduction is the simple notion of less. We promote REDUCE and Reuse through programs, brochures, posters, social media and websites. But are the efforts making a difference? Is there actually less waste on your campus? In this webinar we will highlight programs quantifying successful waste reduction programs and using the data to improve the program.
Aug 26 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
October 2015 is Campus Sustainability Month! Join this webinar to learn more about this year’s event which will provide unparalleled series of opportunities to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. Speakers representing
* the Connecticut Campus Sustainability Week (Oct. 5-9),
* Northwest Institute’s EcoChallenge (Oct. 15-29),
* the #CleanEnergyU live tweet-a-thon style dialogue with clean energy leaders (Oct. 12-21),
will share some ideas and examples for how campuses can participate, lessons learned and how others can leverage this national event to promote sustainability on their campuses.
Aug 13 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partnered Event.
How to reboot and learn from operational bloopers.
With 20/20 hindsight we can learn a lot from program misfires to get it right on the next go round. From recycling bins that gather more trash than cans and bottles to collection trucks that don’t fit through narrow campus lanes, even careful planning sometimes falters in the light of day. Tune in to hear examples of spectacular flops and how campuses picked up the pieces and found success on the rebound.
Jun 11 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partner Event
Strategies for your campus in ever-changing compost market.
Is your food waste collection program keeping up with markets and national trends? What should your program start or stop collecting? What is in the future for food waste diversion, collection and composting? In this webinar we will discuss upcoming trends in the market and how to strategically grow your food waste collection program.
Apr 9 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partner Event.
Planning outreach campaigns that have an impact.
We rely on education to foster sustainable behavior and move us closer to zero waste. How do we know it's making a difference? In this webinar, we discuss underlying factors and misconceptions about what influences environmental behavior, and share case study examples of effective recycling and waste reduction outreach.
- Dr Jeni Cross – Colorado State University
- R. Kaye Johnston - University of Missouri-Kansas City
- Brian Guns and Shannon Caveny-Cox – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Apr 8 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm