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January 2021

Bottles, Jars, and Jugs: Why Only Some Plastic is Recyclable in Nashville

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual
Free

On January 13, this one hour webinar will pull back the curtain on how plastics recycling happens regionally, why plastics recycling is so confusing, and answer some of those burning questions folks may have about recycling.

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November 2020

Navigating the Hierarchy of Food Recovery: Part 1

November 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
via Zoom

Diana Andrew will be speaking at the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation's first webinar in a free webinar series “Navigating the Hierarchy of Food Recovery”, which will feature four distinct webinars focusing on the different management strategies laid out by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Food Recovery Hierarchy.

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Community Composting for Nashville: Webinar Workshop, Part 3 November 10

November 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
via Zoom

Thinking of starting a composting enterprise or site? This virtual workshop will cover: setting up a site, equipment and tools, common pitfalls, composting best management practices (BMPs), building and managing a pile, engaging the community, and navigating zoning & regulations.

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Nashville Sustainability Roundtable: Equity in Renewable Energy

November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
via Zoom

Did you know less than 2% of our energy in the United States comes from solar? Join the next Nashville Sustainability Roundtable event on November 10 to learn about the connections between a clean energy grid and an equitable society.

This virtual event features speakers from Clearloop, Solar United Neighbors, Solar Concierge, and Energy Electives.

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Sustainable Classrooms Teacher Training

November 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
via Zoom

Urban Green Lab's next award-winning FREE PD training for teachers is November 3, 2020. Join us to learn how to teach sustainable living in the classroom!

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October 2020

Community Composting for Nashville: Webinar Workshop, Part 2 October 13

October 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
via Zoom

The Nashville Food Waste Initiative is looking for partners to advance community scale composting in Nashville. Do you already compost? Want to do more or learn how to recycle food scraps? Interested in hosting compost trainings or engaging youth and volunteers?

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Urban Green Lab Presents 24 Hours of Reality

October 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Facebook Live

At 4 PM on October 10, Urban Green Lab's Diana Andrew and Nicole Brose will host the Nashville Chapter of Climate Reality Leaders for a virtual presentation of 24 Hours of Reality.

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Urban Green Lab Celebrates New Partnership

October 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wedgewood-Houston Makers and Growers Market, 2020 Linden Avenue
Nashville, 37208 United States

On October 4, Urban Green Lab will be attending the Wedgewood-Houston Makers and Growers Market from 3-7pm to celebrate a new partnership and line of locally made, sustainable t-shirts with an important message.

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September 2020

Community Composting for Nashville Webinar September 29

September 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
via Zoom

The Nashville Food Waste Initiative is looking for partners to advance community-scale composting in Nashville. Do you already compost? Want to do more or learn how to recycle food scraps? Are you affiliated with an urban farm, community garden, school, or community venue that might want to become a demonstration site or pilot a program?

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