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Events Archive

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004

2000

January 27
Training on the State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign for State Agencies

March 7
Office Suppliers Workshop to discuss the product certification needs of State Agencies

March 14
Buy Recycled Products Task Force Meeting

May 9
Green Building Products for A Sustainable California
Hosted by the California Integrated Waste Management Board

May 10
First Annual Recycled Product Trade Show

July 12
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign Training

September 1
Annual Recycled Product Procurement Reports and Plans were due

October 19
Recycled Content Product Fair
, City of El Monte

2001

October 3
SABRC Training for staff from Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Fairs and Expositions

October 17
SABRC Training for staff from Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Fairs and Expositions

October 24
SABRC Training for staff from Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Fairs and Expositions

November 7
SABRC Training for Chief Executive Officers and Board Members from Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Fairs and Expositions

November 8
SABRC Training for staff from Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Fairs and Expositions

November 9
Envirofair 2001--Working Toward a Sustainable Community

2002

January 21-25
85th Annual California Association of Public Purchasing Officers (CAPPO) Conference 

January 30
SABRC Training for Senate Procurement Officers

January 31
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign's Quarterly Meeting

April 4-5
Annual Recycled Product Trade Show

May 8
State Office Products Day with Boise Cascade and Department of General Services

July 19
Rice Straw Products Expo 2002

July 31
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting

July-September
Green Earth Office Supply Summer Environmental Forum

September 19, September 26, and October 3
Driving Sustainable Markets "Teach-In"

In partnership with the National Association of Educational Buyers, the National Wildlife Federation hosted this course entirely via the Internet. The webcast, available through October 2002, covered green purchasing at higher education institutions focusing specifically on recycled paper, shade-grown coffee, green energy, and sustainably harvested wood.
For more information:
www.nwf.org/campusecology/drivingsustainablemarkets.cfm

October 3
4th Annual Recycled Content Fair
, hosted by the City of El Monte
For more information
, visit the Recycled Content Fair web site

October 3
Fifth Annual Green Materials Showcase
This event showcases the latest resource-efficient materials to the design and construction community of Northern California. Products include building materials from nonvirgin or renewable resources that feature high recycled content, low embodied energy, long life span, and no or low VOCs. Presentations by experts in the green building industry will take place every 30 minutes, highlighting the latest developments and technologies.

October 27
Advanced Recyclers Workshop: Managing the Markets
Location:
Long Beach
This workshop took place during WASTECON 2002, an event sponsored by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). Topics included how buying recycled fits into the recycling equation, how to create a demand for recycled products, how to require contractors and grantees to use recycled products, the importance of record keeping, and the contracting process.
For more information, visit the WASTECON web site or contact SWANA at 1-800-GO-SWANA or wastecon@swana.org.

November 5
Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting

November 14-17
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) 2002 Annual Meeting and Conference
Location: Redding

November 19-20
Buildex Show & DesignTrends Interior Design Show
Location:
San Francisco
The shows featured exhibits and seminars on design, construction, furnishing, renovation, retrofit, and maintenance and operations. Strategic issues and emerging trends for the property management and commercial building industry in the Bay Area were also covered.
For more information, visit the Web site.

December 3
Recycled-Content Product Suppliers Workshop
Location:
CalEPA Headquarters, Sacramento
This workshop focused on increasing your sales to State agencies by providing you information on the State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (SABRC), recycled-content certification, effective ways to sell to State agencies, marketing your products as recycled-content products, California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS), the California State Contracts Register (CSCR), and the Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise participation programs.

2003

January 30, 2003
Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting
Sacramento Recycling & Transfer Station

April 10-11, 2003
4th Annual Recycled Product Trade Show

Sacramento Convention Center

May 1, 2003
Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting

CalEPA Headquarters, Sacramento

June 10, 2003
Recycled-Content Product Library Tour and Open House
CalEPA Headquarters, Sacramento
The Recycled-Content Product Library Tour and Open House was a "hands-on" experience with the world of environmentally preferable products (EPP)--products with reduced effects on human health and the environment. There were almost 800 product samples ranging from office products, to paint, oil, building and construction products, organics, and more.

July 31, 2003
Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting
CalEPA Headquarters, Sacramento

August 16, 2003
"Art from Scrap" Ski Area Scrap Material Sale
Location:
Mammoth Lakes

September 15-21, 2003
National Pollution Prevention (P2) Week 2003
Web site: www.dtsc.ca.gov/pollutionprevention/index.html

September 20, 2003
Earth Expo 2003: A Celebration of Earth Friendly Living
Hosted by the City of Ventura
Location:
Seaside Park, Ventura
Contact: info@venturaearthexpo.com
Web site: www.venturaearthexpo.com

October 8, 2003
9th Annual Buy Recycled and Environmentally Preferable Product Vendor Fair and Conference
Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, Mass.
www.state.ma.us/osd/enviro/events.htm

November 5, 2003
Second Recycled-Content Product Suppliers Workshop
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in.)
Central Valley Auditorium, CalEPA Headquarters
1001 I Street, Sacramento

November 8-9, 2003
Green Festival
Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco
www.greenfestivals.com

November 15, 2003
America Recycles Day

Pledge to recycle, buy recycled products, and support local recycling events and win! www.americarecyclesday.org/

December 9, 2003
Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in.)
Central Valley Auditorium, CalEPA Headquarters
1001 I Street, Sacramento

2004

March 10-11, 2004
5th Annual Recycled Product Trade Show
Sacramento Convention Center

March 30, 2004
Buy Recycled Quarterly Meeting
CalEPA Headquarters, Sacramento

Last updated: December 29, 2006
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