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Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop-Jasper

Purdue University -Technical Assistance Program

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Located in the Academic Classroom Building-Room 211 & 212


Purdue University -Technical Assistance Program


The Sustainable Manufacturing Certificate program educates participants in sustainable manufacturing practices that prevent pollution, reduce toxins and waste, reduce energy and compliance costs while impacting the bottom line.



Course Agenda:


Water Conservation - Learn about sustainable water management and methods to reduce consumption and wastewater treatment costs while conserving an increasingly valuable resource.


Air Pollution Solutions - Learn methods and practices to reduce air emissions and improve work environments and reduce environmental impacts.


Solid Waste Management - Roadmap to Zero Landfill - Learn the fundamentals of solid waste management through implementing the “4Rs” — Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and participating in a “Waste Sort” exercise.


Toxic Waste Minimization - Intro to Green Chemistry - Apply green chemistry principles and techniques throughout the business – from cleaning to machining – to meet regulatory requirements and provide a healthier, safer environment.


Energy Management - Learn how to understand utility bills, measure and calculate energy usage, and evaluate energy reduction opportunities.


Sustainable Manufacturing - Understand global business conditions and the need for integrating sustainability into existing continuous improvement initiatives.



Frontline Green Worker Certificate


 This training will prepare you for the Society of Manufacturing (SME) Frontline Green Worker exam. For more information, visit www.sme.org/green.



 Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop Agenda

 Day 1 (8:00a-5:00p w/1-hour lunch break)

 Introduction to Sustainability

      1. Core Concepts & Global Trends

      2. Green 101 “New Wind” Simulations

 Water / Wastewater Management

      1.  Local & Global Water Trends

      2.  Types of Water Pollution & Regulations

      3.  Wastewater Treatment Techniques / Runoff Management

      4.  Pollution Prevention Techniques for Manufacturing

      5.  Water Conservation/Wastewater Management

 Air Pollution Management

      1.  Types of Air Pollution (Primary/Secondary, Criteria, HAPs)

      2.  Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

      3.  Greenhouse Gases (GHGs)

      4.  Air Emissions Treatment Technologies

      5.  Carbon Footprint / VOC Calculations

 Toxic Waste Reduction

      1.  Green Chemistry

      2.  Regulatory Drivers / E-Waste

      3.  Green Plastics / Alternative Materials

 Day 2 (8:00a-5:00p w/1-hour lunch break)

 Solid Waste Management

      1.  Zero Landfill / Zero Waste

      2.  Dumpster DIVE Exercise

      3.  Solid Waste Reduction Techniques for Manufacturing

 Energy Management

      1.  US & Global Energy Supply & Demand

      2.  Utility Bill Analysis

      3.  Energy Saving Opportunities

      4.  Energy Exercises & Calculations

      5.  Alternative Energy & Future Trends

 Sustainable Business

      1.  Sustainability Drivers & Trends

      2.  Lifecycle Assessment

      3.  Green Marketing vs. Green Washing

      4.  Using Sustainability to Spark Innovation

      5.  Creating a Sustainable Culture – Using Green Teams to Drive Implementation

 IDEM-OPPTA Voluntary Program Summary

      1.  Partners for Pollution Prevention

      2.  Environmental Stewardship Program


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When & Where

Vincennes University Jasper Campus (CTIM Building)
961 College Ave
Jasper, IN 47546

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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