AASHE Webinars

AASHE webinars intend to address the needs of AASHE's diverse membership, increase members engagement, create community, and provide solutions in the form of resources, tools and support in all areas of sustainability in higher education. Feel free to contact us with additional suggestions at webinars@aashe.org.

All AASHE webinars are 90 minutes and usually take place on Wednesday's at 3 p.m. Eastern. Webinars scheduled outside of Wednesday at 3 p.m. will be noted.

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AASHE webinars are free for AASHE members and non-AASHE members, however presentation materials and webinar recordings are only available to AASHE members.

2016 Webinar Schedule

AASHE Award Winner Webinar Series: January 13, January 27, February 10

Additional Webinars TBA

Upcoming Webinars

  • Jun 1 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Join us for an overview of STARS 2.1, the latest version of AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System. STARS 2.1 includes a number of new features to help participants save time earning a STARS rating. We will share details about these new features, information for current participants about how to upgrade to the new version, and an overview of how the University of Vermont (an early adopter of STARS 2.1) managed the data collection process.

  • Jun 22 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Join us for an in-depth look under the hood of the University of Chicago’s innovative procurement approach to establish a measurable energy performance requirement in their new construction RFP and contract. In partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Lab and AASHE member Seventhwave, the University of Chicago has embraced this new strategy in its sustainability and facilities standards and is piloting it in two new construction projects—a 395,000 ft2 residence hall and a 100,000 ft2 speaking forum facility. Success stories and lessons learned from each project will be shared.

  • Jun 29 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    AASHE Webinars

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    Webinar Date:
    June 29, 2016, 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

    Welcome AASHE members! This webinar will highlight the benefits associated with AASHE membership and explain how to best take advantage of those benefits. The live presentation will allow for questions and answers from attendees. While new and recently renewed institutions and organizations may find this webinar most helpful, all active AASHE members are welcome to attend.

    Noah Swistak, Member Services Coordinator, AASHE

Archived Webinars

  • Apr 28 2016 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Successful recycling and waste reduction programs require education to make sure people know what to do and communicate a reason to participate. Getting results from your outreach efforts, however, requires thoughtful planning and an understanding of what will influence student and staff behavior. This program will feature a primer on behavior change principles by a recognized leader in community based social marketing, followed by two case studies from universities that have incorporated behavior change strategies into their outreach programs. Program examples will include using before and after waste audits combined with targeted education to reduce contamination, and a case study on a refillable water bottle campaign that featured a marketing campaign with pledging and incentive components.


    Jennifer Tabanico, President
    Action Research

    Delicia Nahman, Sustainability Officer
    Katharine Targett, Sustainability Program Manager
    Lehigh University

    Jamie Adams, Sustainability Program Coordinator
    SUNY Oswego

  • Apr 13 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    AASHE is excited to announce the release of the Campus Sustainability Hub, an online resource library that allows AASHE members to connect, share and learn about sustainability in higher education. The Hub is designed to help AASHE members quickly and easily find relevant resources through a centralized platform with advanced search and filtering options. This new member resource raises the visibility of institutions’ sustainability programs and materials, and promotes information sharing between campuses and organizations. Over 5,000 resources are currently included, with more being added daily!

  • Feb 10 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Colleges and universities are playing a crucial role in protecting wildlife and restoring habitats on and off campus, and students, faculty, administrators, and staff are champions for sustainable environmental practices. Join this webinar to learn more about different approaches to creating naturalized areas to protect and increase the local biodiversity including using long grasses, shrubs, and native trees to support pollinators, salmon, and other wildlife.

  • Jan 27 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    This webinar looks at two differing and successful approaches to deepening student engagement in campus and community projects that integrate sustainability into the fabric of the student experience. Both top placers in the awards program, University of Hawai’i Maui College and University of British Columbia will delve into the specifics of their cross-curricular and educational efforts to allow students to live, learn and lead by way of implementing sustainability projects and initiatives on and off cam

  • 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.

    Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9066122447159140610