Date(s) - 04/04/2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Green Your Bottom Line in Food & Beverage Businesses: An Energy & Environmental Workshop
A team of state/federal agencies and UMass programs is hosting this workshop to help food and beverage manufacturers green their operations.
Learn about opportunities to:
- Increase energy efficiency
- Reduce costs
- Use Safer cleaning materials
- Improve operations
Share experiences in making operations more sustainable. Learn about potential resources to support food and beverage businesses.
8:30 Refreshments and networking
9:00 Welcome and Overview of Stop & Shop’s Green Energy Facility – Roger Belliveau, Manager of Distribution Services Stop & Shop Freetown, and Christen Gallagher, Sustainable Retailing, Ahold USA
9:30 Panel Discussion w/ food & Beverage businesses: motivating factors, results, successes, challenges and advice
10:30 Self-assessment tool
11:00 Energy Audits and Opportunities to Reduce/Avoid Energy Use and Costs
11:30 Next steps and evaluation
12:00 Lunch (provided by Stop & Shop) and Optional tours of Stop & Shop Green Energy Facility
This workshop is made possible by a grant to the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at UMass Lowell by EPA Region 1 New England. Special thanks to Stop & Shop and Ahold USA for hosting the workshop.