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Bioplastic: Hype or Hope
Learn how new scientific advancements in this industry may hold promise to phase out fossil fuel and petrochemical-based materials and provide new economic development possibilities. Register once for two events! Event #1: The Future of Bioplastic – March 11, 2021 Join our host, Dr. Patricia DeMarco, for an overview of the circular economy, an intro to the pros and cons of bioplastic, the promise of hemp as a versatile material, and the R & D efforts that are so important to create products that are biodegradable, compostable and recyclable. Guest speakers include: Dr. Clifford Lau, Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University…
Reimagine Jobs Showcase – Regenerative Agriculture
Join the ReimagineJobs.org team for the third event in our 2021 virtual series focusing on sustainable job and career opportunities in Southwest Pennsylvania. Each month we will highlight local initiatives and opportunities in the 9 sectors of sustainable economic development featured on the website. Our second event in the series will focus on sustainable agriculture opportunities. This event will feature short presentations about local initiatives and then provide a space for participants to join breakout rooms focused on specific careers.
Learn to be a Smoke Reader: EPA Method 9 Opacity Certification Program
The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is covering the cost of the training put on by Eastern Technical Associates. Please know that spots for this opportunity are extremely limited. The GASP program can pick up from there to get you started with actual observations in your community. The next two-day training is scheduled for next month. The first session is a webinar that kicks off at 9 a.m. March 29. Participants will spend the second session in the field on either March 31 or April 1. The field instruction registrationbegins at 8 a.m. and consists of multiple hourly field observation…