Loading Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

November 2019

Talk – The Art and Science of Spanning Ten Miles of Ocean for Energy Sustainability

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Stephenie MacLagan, Senior Community Development Officer, Sustainable Community Infrastructure, Island Institute Suzanne MacDonald, Chief Community Development Officer, Island Institute Working alongside Maine's island and coastal leaders, the Island Institute catalyzes community sustainability and shares what works among these diverse communities and beyond. Maine island residents pay some of the highest energy costs in the nation. Our Affordable and Sustainable Energy Project aims to reduce the cost of energy for homeowners, businesses, and municipalities through community-based, nationally relevant models that increase energy efficiency and renewable…

Find out more »

Talk – Navigating the Second, Third, and Fourth Lives of Organic “Wastes”

November 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Navigating the Second, Third, and Fourth Lives of Organic "Wastes:" Circular Food Systems and Curbside Compost Scrapdogs Community Compost According to a 2011 study by the University of Maine, approximately 40% of Maine's municipal solid waste (MSW) is compostable. What's the best way to divert food waste currently disposed as MSW? How can curbside compost methods be successfully deployed in parts of rural Maine that don't necessarily have the same density as cities or towns that have been able to…

Find out more »

December 2019

Sustainability Lightning Talks

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Eight students will present five-minute talks on their sustainability research in Maine. We are pleased to announce that a highlight of the Mitchell Center’s fall 2019 Sustainability Talks! series will be a Lightning Talks event. Lightning Talks will focus on student research in Maine. Lightning Talk Rules: Presenters will have 5-minutes for their talk. PowerPoint presentations are allowed but will be limited to 10 slides.  

Find out more »

March 2020

2020 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference

March 26, 2020
Augusta Civic Center Augusta, ME United States + Google Map

Augusta Civic Center Augusta, Maine Details will be posted to the conference web page in fall 2019.

Find out more »
+ Export Events