sustainable communities

BCONE – Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop is now Virtual

July 21, 2020

The Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop will now be a two-day Virtual Conference on July 21 & 22.

The Workshop was originally scheduled to take place on one day in Trenton, New Jersey, but will now be conducted on-line over two days.  It is hosted by the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE) and brings together a wide range of experts to discuss the most current and state-of-the-art approaches and strategies in brownfields redevelopment.

Your registration to the 2020 Virtual NSCW includes:

  • Full 2-Day Virtual Conference Pass with Access to Virtual Hub
  • Attend from Your Home or Office
  • A Personal Profile Page for Advanced Networking Opportunities
  • Two High-Quality Keynote Presentations
  • 5-, 30-, and 60-minute Livestreamed Presentations by Industry Experts Sessions Followed by Live Q&A
  • Eligibility for Continuing Education Credits
  • All Sessions will be Available for On-Demand Viewing
  • Slidedecks of Presentations May Also be Made Available
  • Our Unique Virtual Hosting Platform Allows for Networking, Follow-Up Conversations, and 1-on-1 Engagement
  • A Virtual Exhibition Hall Where You can Connect with Event Partners, Speakers, Exhibitors and Other Attendees
  • 100% Free Early Access to Our Online Community

When you attend #NSCWonline 2020, you will be able to attend keynotes and workshops presented by leading experts and government officials on the issues that are impacting the industry during these unprecedented times. You can communicate with top industry vendors, and also network with the “who’s who” in brownfields redevelopment in the northeast. This is a must-attend virtual conference for Brownfields professionals!

Click here for more details, App download, and registration information

 

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 8:00 am

Zero Waste: How to Plan Sustainable School Waste Programs

June 26, 2018

Many schools and school districts are prioritizing a shift toward zero waste and sustainability. However, learning to manage material resources on-site in a more sustainable manner presents operational and monetary challenges. Learn the benefits and steps to plan a financially sustainable program from Tracie Bills of SCS Engineers.

Tracie creates realistic approaches which allow for flexibility while maneuvering the unique challenges that occur. She takes you step-by-step through building a successful program and refers to established efforts such as in the City of San Jose that already have established zero waste programs in their schools.

Read the article by clicking here.

Posted by Diane Samuels at 10:25 am

Infrastructure Investment Impossible Without Engineers – Compatibility and Sustainability are Key

February 21, 2017

Long Beach, California is HQ to SCS Engineers, a national environmental consulting and contracting firm working for public and private entities.

The Long Beach Business Journal published an article in February about the role of engineers in infrastructure design and investment. With discussion of an immense $1 trillion outlay at the federal level in the news, the LBBJ took a look at the roles engineers play in every aspect of infrastructure development.

President and CEO, Jim Walsh discusses the purpose SCS Engineers plays as an environmental consultant and contractor on infrastructure projects ensuring they meet environmental needs, as well as economic ones.

Read the article

 

 

Posted by Diane Samuels at 3:00 am