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2023 SBR Holiday Party

Duende at Silo City 85 Silo City Row, Buffalo, NY, United States

'Tis the season for holiday cheer, and we're excited to invite you to the WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable's annual Holiday Party on December 13th at Duende at Silo City. Join […]

New York’s Climate Roadmap: CLCPA Updates

New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) was enacted in 2019, establishing aggressive targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energy, and fostering environmental justice. Recognized as […]

NYS Cap & Invest Webinar

Learn more about New York’s Cap and Invest Program at our webinar on February 15th, 2024 at 12 PM. DEC Deputy Commissioner Jonathan Binder and NYSERDA Director of Policy and Analysis Vladimir Gutman-Britten will give an overview of NYCI and detail its role in NY’s Climate Program. The DEC and NYSERDA seek input from stakeholders to develop […]

Battery Storage Innovations: A Hauptman-Woodward Case Study

Hauptman-Woodward Institute 700 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY, United States

In response to climate change, businesses are actively seeking solutions not only to decrease their carbon footprint but also to integrate resilience into their operations. Battery storage has become a key strategy for increasing renewable energy adoption and improving electrical infrastructure. Join us on February 27th to explore a local example of battery storage utilization at […]

GHG Accounting Roundtable Discussion

Duende at Silo City 85 Silo City Row, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join SBR for an exclusive event focused on understanding and calculating your business's greenhouse gas inventory. Conducting your organization’s greenhouse gas accounting encompasses the total emissions, both direct and indirect, caused by a person, organization, event, or product. Organizations cannot mitigate what they don’t measure, and in light of New York's CLCPA mandate, requiring a […]

Electrification in Action: Transforming Erie County Board of Elections Building

Erie County Board of Elections Building 134 W Eagle St, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join SBR for an in-depth exploration of a clean energy success story; the electrification of the Erie County Board of Elections building. This event will provide a firsthand look into the electrification process, illustrating how the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy is breathing new life into this 90-year-old structure. Embark on a guided […]

Manufacturing Circularity: Waste Reduction at WNY Manufacturers

Curbell, Inc. 7 Cobham Dr, Orchard Park, NY, United States

Western New York boasts a rich manufacturing history, and as sustainability gains prominence in business practices, these companies are actively reducing waste and embracing circular principles. Attendees will hear directly from speakers representing prominent WNY manufacturers. Gain insights into their innovative sustainability practices and initiatives aimed at waste reduction. Our panel discussion will feature industry […]

Collectively Challenging Waste

Pearl Street Grill and Brewery 76 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY

Join SBR and the Center for Sustainable Materials Management (CSMM) for a discussion on zero waste facility certifications and the tangible benefits they offer to businesses. Executive Director Kate Walker, Karen Nozik from Goodwill of the Finger Lakes, and Seth Eshelman from Staach will share their insights and experiences on this topic. Following this discussion, […]

Organics Management in Food Manufacturing


Join SBR for a virtual lunch and learn event exploring organic waste management. Gain insights from local food manufacturers such as Rich Products, Perry’s Ice Cream, and Top Seedz, as they share their strategies for managing organic waste and reducing food waste in landfills. Effective organic waste management is critical for waste reduction, as decomposing […]