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The SM Material Health Overview™ -

The Launch | Green Circle Certified and

Clean Production Action

Join Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds Founder & CEO, Annie Bevan, Certification & Operations Manager at Green Circle and Mark Rossi, Interim Executive Director at Clean Production Action to learn about the differences and benefits of the material health evaluation programs and how the Manufacturer Inventory and Green Circle Certified LEED v4 compliant certification can help manufacturers meet their material transparency needs.

Zero Waste and Recycling:
How Companies Manage Green Messaging

Everyone seems to be headed toward "zero waste," but sustainability and green claims related to leading-edge waste management practices are subject to increasing scrutiny from NGOs, competitors, supply-chain partners and consumers. Without systems in place to substantiate such claims, even the most well-intentioned companies can inadvertently put their reputation at risk.

Strategies to Eliminate Waste and
Achieve Zero Waste

With growing attention on responsible material management, many businesses are facing increasing pressure to reduce waste generated from operations and to divert waste from landfills. Recognizing that waste equates to lost resources and profits, forward-thinking organizations understand that reducing all forms of waste is crucial to an effective and sustainable business strategy. Tad Radzinski, a former EPA Waste Minimization Program National Expert, and Annie Bevan, Certification and Operations Manager at GreenCircle, share key strategies and case studies to help organizations eliminate waste, achieve waste diversion or zero waste goals, and effectively communicate waste diversion success.

GreenScreen - A Method to LEED v4 Compliance

Earn 1 GBCI CEU Hour
Since USGBC released LEED v4, there has been a steep learning curve. Both manufacturers and LEED Practitioners are scrambling to keep current with the rating system and its approach to inherently safer materials through the new Material Ingredient Disclosure and Optimization credits. GreenScreen and GreenCircle Certified, LLC have launched a partnership to establish an easily identifiable option for manufacturers to communicate compliance with these credits. This webinar demonstrates how GreenScreen can help manufacturers contribute to earning LEED v4 credits and how GreenCircle's partnership with GreenScreen will simplify the process for LEED project teams, architects, designers, and manufacturers.

The Good, The Bad, & The Green

Sustainable Materials Through the Eyes of LEED v4

Earn 2 GBCI/AIA CE Hours
This course is an introductory level course designed to help LEED and design professionals understand the effect of materials used within various building products. In this course, we'll focus on full-life cycle sustainability as it applies to the environment, end user satisfaction, and socioeconomic factors, as well as explore the LEED credits for BD+C, ID+C and O+M. We'll also identify greenwashing and discuss the importance of third-party validation in the promotion and marketing of products.

HPD 101

A Crash Course in Health Product Declarations

As demand for material content disclosure continues to grow, companies have an opportunity to gain a competitive advantage by reporting on material safety and ingredient hazards. In particular, the Health Product Declaration (HPD) is the preferred disclosure format in the green building community. HPDs disclose the contents of products and their potential health hazards in accordance with the Health Product Declaration Standard. Sustainable Solutions Corporation and GreenCircle Certified present unique industry experts' perspectives on HPDs. You will benefit by learning: how to create an HPD, how to use HPDs in your sales strategy, the challenges and value of material content disclosure, and the HPD verification process.

The A to Z of HPDs

A Comprehensive View of Health Product Declarations
Part 1 - HPDs for Manufacturers

Conducted in conjunction with the Health Product Declaration Collaborative, PE International, GreenCircle Certified, and Green Wizard, this webinar series uniquely offers perspectives on HPDs from all supporting sectors of material reporting. This two-part series will benefit both manufacturers and the design community by covering pertinent topics surrounding HPDs, including: development of the HPD standard, how to create your HPD, HPD verification, how to use HPDs in green building projects, where one can find or host HPDs, and challenges and benefits associated with disclosure. This session is manufacturer focused, answering all questions that arise when developing and promoting an HPD.

The Path to Zero Waste

Reduce Impacts, Save Money, Get Certified!

In today's market, businesses are under pressure to reduce waste and divert waste from landfills. This webinar will provide you with vital information on how to reduce waste from your facility and avoid sending waste to landfill by implementing a comprehensive waste reduction program. Your continually improved performance can be benchmarked and certified so you can credibly and effectively communicate your achievements to customers and other stakeholders.

Zero Waste Strategies for Corporations

Waste Diversion from Landfill demonstrates an organization's commitment to the responsible management of end-of-life materials. Due to the increasing demand for corporate reporting, Waste Diversion from Landfill has become a critical sustainable performance measure. Currently, there is a proliferation of "landfill free" claims in the market, but are companies really achieving "zero waste to landfill" in a legitimate manner?

LEED v4, Are you Ready? We Are!

Part 1: Fundamentals of LEED v4

Three years of development, six public comment periods, and plenty of heated debate. LEED v4 has finally been approved and will "go live" this November at Greenbuild in Philadelphia. We have created this webinar to help you to gain a clear understanding of how LEED is changing and the direction in which it is going.

LEED v4, Are you Ready? We Are!

Part 2: Materials and Resource Credits - Uncharted Waters

The most substantially revised section of the new LEED rating system compared to previous iterations, the Materials and Resources (MR) section deserves an in-depth explanation. Are your products positioned to help builders earn points within this vastly different rating system?

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