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Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series

Metropolitan Community College is excited to announce the seventh year of a monthly presentation series on topics related to sustainability, energy, the environment and how they apply to you. We are committed to leading and fostering a sustainable environment for our community. Our partnerships include:

All events are free and open to the public! All presentations may be watched online via the live stream (password: SLPS). Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session. You can participate in the live Q&A during the presentation by using the WebEx chat tool. For best results, your internet connection should be able to stream audio and high-quality video.

Previous sessions can be found on the SLPS YouTube channel.

Schedule of 2020-21 Events

Date Speakers  Topic Link and Locations
Tuesday, September 1st,
2 p.m.

Timothy Wentz, Dr. Adam Wagler, Linda Pickett, Katherine Nashleanas, David Grosselin, Prabs Shrestha
 

 UNL's Sustainability & Resilience Master Plan Discussion
This presentation features the Executive Council and Co-chairs of UNL's Chancellor's Commission on Environment, Sustainability, and Resilience discussing the draft of UNL's first-ever sustainability and resilience master plan. The panelists will share information about the history of sustainability at UNL's first-ever sustainability and resilience master plan. The panelists will share information about the history of sustainability at UNL, highlights of the plan, the process of designing the plan, and lessons learned from the process. 

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Tuesday, October 13th,
1:30pm-2:15pm
  Finding the Silver Lining and Strengthening Recycling in the New World *Paid Ticket Required*
Kate Bailey and Megan Jackson present. Following massive upheaval and unparalleled struggles over the past three years, the recycling industry is now attracting unprecedented investments to rebuild and expand the U.S. recycling. New funding, policies and partners are coming together to help transform recycling from a waste management strategy to a key foundation of a circular economy. This upbeat presentation will focus on the silver lining of the recent turmoil and solution-based approaches to building resiliency and strengthening recycling in local programs. 
This event is part of the Nebraska Recycling Council Conference. For 10% off your ticket price, use code SLPS.
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View previous recorded sessions on our YouTube channel

For more information about MCC sustainability, visit mccneb.edu/sustainability. Feedback on the Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series? Send it to sdhopley@mccneb.edu.