Get the Green Ball Rolling Workshop Announced

Are you looking for ways to make your business competitive in today’s marketplace? Businesses must look at their processes critically to ensure that they are efficient, innovative and sustainable. The Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center and the Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance are co-hosting a workshop that will focus on helping the sports industry advance efforts to use clean, energy-efficient practices to conserve energy, reduce environmental impacts, preserve jobs and enhance overall competitiveness.

This one-day workshop will be divided into eight presentation sessions and an on-site facility walkthrough.

Morning presentation topics will include native grasses and species, ways to decrease water usage, how to engage users of a facility in green activities and how to identify inefficiencies and sources of pollution.

The afternoon session will begin with a walkthrough of a sporting venue where attendees will learn to identify ways to minimize environmental impacts and energy inefficiencies. Following the site visit, there will be additional presentations focusing on cost analysis, resources for assistance in going green and permitting requirements.

The full agenda is available online at http://dca.ky.gov/kyexcel/Documents/Agenda_GGBR.pdf.

This specialized workshop will be beneficial for anyone involved in the sports industry, including small colleges and universities, high schools, operations managers, energy managers, public outreach personnel, environmental managers and any representatives of sporting venues.

The workshop will be held at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville on April 28.  Admission is free for this event, but attendees must register by April 24, at  http://dca.ticketleap.com/.

Any questions regarding the Get the Green Ball Rolling Workshop can be directed to the Division of Compliance Assistance at 800-926-8111 or envhelp@ky.gov.

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