Environmental training courses

Environmental and energy training courses, webinars and events

All times are Central Standard Time (unless noted otherwise).

January 21 – May 8, 2014
Pollution Prevention: Applied Engineering for Sustainable Business Practices

Time: No scheduled meeting timesPollution prevention training that will make your resume stand out!
Cost: See cashiers.missouri.edu/costs
Estimated Resident total: $1,095.60
Estimated Nonresident total: $2,530.50
Location: 100 percent online
Contact: Leah Christian christianl@missouri.edu
Phone: 573-882-2268
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March 2 – May 30, 2014
Free Technical Assistance for Missouri Hotels

Learn how to successfully reduce operating costs and increase revenue through the reduction of energy, water, waste and toxins in daily operations.

Dan Ruben

Dan Ruben, executive director of Boston Green Tourism

Time: Please contact our offices to schedule a consultation.
Cost: Free
Location: 100 percent online
Contact: Leah Christian christianl@missouri.edu or Dan Ruben dan_ruben@usa.net
Phone: 573-882-2268
Hosts: University of Missouri Environmental Assistance Center in partnership with Boston Green Tourism

If you do not have time to schedule an individual consultation, check out our green hotel webinar series below.

Green Hotel Webinar Series, March 26- May 21, 2014

April 30, 2014
Energy Management Systems, Green Procurement, and a First-hand Look at How the Saybrook Point Inn and Spa Went Green

Time: 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 100% online
Contact: Leah Christian christianl@missouri.edu or Dan Ruben dan_ruben@usa.net
Phone: 573-882-2268
Hosts: Jim Schivley, director, Business Development In-Room Controls at Schneider Electric, Scot Hopps, director of sustainability, Saunders Hotel Group, and Abbe McAllister, marina manager, Saybrook Point Marina
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May 7, 2014
Reducing Natural Gas Bills, Sustainable Bottled Water Programs, and a First-hand Look at How the Holiday Inn-Columbia Airport Went Green

Time: 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 100% online
Contact: Leah Christian christianl@missouri.edu or Dan Ruben dan_ruben@usa.net
Phone: 573-882-2268
Hosts: Greg Hofstetter, director of development, Eco-Green Hotel, Dave Flanders, VP of business development, Vivreau Advanced Water Systems and Hemalata Patel, owner/president, Courtesy Management, Inc.
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May 21, 2014
Green Cleaning, Waste Management and LED Lighting

Time: 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 100% online
Contact: Leah Christian christianl@missouri.edu or Dan Ruben dan_ruben@usa.net
Phone: 573-882-2268
Hosts: Steve Ashkin, president, The Ashkin Group, Dan Ruben, executive director of Boston Green Tourism and George Tregay, energy consultant, Waste Reduction Partners
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