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Webinar introducing WNY Clean Production Leaders – A Lean Chemical Management Program for local businesses leading the way to cleaner air & waterways

December 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Webinar recording is now available!

Join our webinar to learn how our amazing program partners makes tackling chemicals & hazardous waste issues at your company easy & fun!

You will be introduced to case studies and one of a kind tools and resources for managing & reducing chemicals, identifying substitutes and implementing replacements. Our support package is FREE and open to companies of all sizes across Western New York. SBR membership is encouraged but not required to participate. You don’t want to miss this webinar, register today!


What?: A webinar for everyone interested in learning more about SBR’s new offering, WNY Clean Production Leader’s Program

When? Tuesday December 17th, 1-2 pm

How? A Free Webinar. Register here!

Who is this for? This webinar is ideal for everyone interested in reducing hazardous waste and exploring the tools and resources we have available for chemical reduction: Environmental Consultants, Environmental Health & Safety Professionals, Lean Practitioners, Quality and Compliance Managers, Hazardous Waste Managers, Chemical Engineers & Environmental Chemists at local companies, contract labs & consulting firms and all companies/ personnel who generate or handle hazardous waste.


Our presenters

Cheri Peele, Senior Research Associate, Clean Production Action

Charles Ruffing, Director, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology

Sandy Kerns, Manager, Material Safety & Compliance, Xerox Corporation

Kris Ann Bolt, Environmental Health & Safety Officer at Harmac Medical Products

What’s in this program for you?

Expert-led in-depth Chemical Footprint Survey, available for free for participating WNY companies

Direct technical assistance to eliminate chemicals, help identifying substitutes and implement replacements

Assistance with supply chain procurement tools

Website with local case studies, fact sheets and links to tools & further resources

Recognition opportunities showcasing best local practices


Our partners

Generous support from EPA, awarded in the summer of 2019, has enabled SBR to bring the best in class together, to create a program with tangible chemical reduction tools & solutions for SBR members and the wider WNY community.

Clean Production Action is the program’s Tool Provider (designing and delivering strategic solutions for green chemicals, sustainable materials and environmentally preferable products.) and NYS Pollution Prevention Institute is the program’s Problem solver (their team of engineers and sustainability specialists have firsthand experience of the challenges facing organizations like businesses, municipalities, and communities who want to become more sustainable.) CoRE & Niagara Share are the program’s Science Based Solutions providers. SBR is bringing the resources together so the companies get a complete support package – free of charge – that’s both unique and powerful. The program runs until spring 2021.


Register here!