Summer Lunch and Learn 2013 - Sustainability Professional Development Series

Join us this summer and learn about practical strategies and best practices you can use in your role at Webster, at home, and in your community to improve environmental, social, and economic sustainability. Whether you're in finance, teach a course in the arts, or run a business or household; everyone will benefit from this informative opportunity to learn and share. Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided. Attendees will be entered to win a $100 Home Depot gift card at the end of the series by receiving an entry for each session attended. 

No registration is necessary and all sessions are FREE and open to the public.

Shifting Your Commute – Transportation Alternatives in St. Louis
Wednesday, June 26, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, 162
Lenora Fisher, Grant & Program Manager, Citizens for Modern Transit
Meredith Klekotka, MUPP, TravelGreen Manager, TrailNet

Ways You Can Make a Difference - Home, Office, & Community
Monday, July 1, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, 102
Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager, Earthways Center of Mo. Botanical Garden

Culture of Green - Recycling, Events, and Responsible Purchasing Practices
Tuesday, July 9 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, 102
Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager, Earthways Center of Mo. Botanical Garden
Brad Wolaver, Sustainability Coordinator, Webster University

Sustainability @ Webster - 
A Tool for Recruitment and Engagement
Thursday, July 11, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, 102
Brad WolaverSustainability Coordinator, Webster University 
Lindsey HeffnerGraduate Student/Co-chair - Sustainability Coalition, Webster University

Squeezing Watts - Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, and a Smaller Electric Bill
Tuesday, July 16, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, 102
Randy Lewis, DMgt, Director of Operations, Walsh and Associates. Adjunct Faculty, Walker School of Business & Technology, Webster University
Eric Swillinger, Vice President of Business Operations, StraightUp Solar
Erin Noble, Director of Community Outreach, StraightUp Solar

One attendee will be randomly chosen to receive a 
NEST Learning Thermostat ($249 value)

Native Landscaping & Natural Areas
Tuesday, July 23, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, Centene Lobby
Dan Hankins, Grounds Supervisor, Webster University
Jeff Depew, Adjunct Faculty, College of Arts & Sciences, Webster University

COMPOSTING - How to Get Started At Home
Tuesday, July 30, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, Centene Lobby
Sara Ryan, Marketing Assistant, St. Louis Compost

Ashley Bement, Marketing Manager, St. Louis Compost

Less is More - Waste Minimization, Reuse, and Recycling for Businesses
Tuesday, August 6, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: East Academic Building, 102
Sara Graham, Consultant & Board President, ReSource St. Louis