EPA to Co-Host Austin Sustainable Materials Management Workshop
DALLAS -- The Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with the City of Austin and the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) to help organizations think about materials management sustainably. The three agencies will host a workshop, Sustainable Materials Management: Bringing Everyone and Everything Together. Sustainable materials management promotes using and reusing materials most productively and sustainably throughout their life cycles.
Experts from the EPA, STAR, and Austin Resource Recovery will be there to facilitate discussion about achievements in sustainable materials management, as well as what works, what doesn’t and what tools are available for anyone interested in getting involved.
Prior registration is not required, but media members are asked to check in at the registration area upon arrival.
WHO: Environmental Protection Agency
City of Austin Resource Recovery
State of Texas Alliance for Recycling
WHEN: Monday, February 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, February 26 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon
WHERE: Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78704
More information on the conference: http://www.trainex.org/offeringslist.cfm?courseid=1450&all=yes
More information on sustainable materials management: http://www.epa.gov/wastes/conserve/smm/
More about activities in EPA Region 6 is available at http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region6.htm
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