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Cannabis Sustainable Design & Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Cultivation

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Cannabis Sustainable Design with special guest speaker Kaitlin Urso, consultant w/ the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

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Learn about the environmental impacts of cannabis cultivation and manufacturing along with sustainable design opportunities for facilities. Guest speaker, Kaitlin Urso, will discuss the revolutionary pilot project between a brewery and marijuana cultivation to reuse CO2 captured during fermentation that is then fed to the plants. There will be plenty of time to ask questions about cannabis, craft brewing, and Kaitlin's career path as a female engineer in the environmental protection field.

About the Presenter:

Kaitlin Urso is an environmental consultant with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment that specializes in helping small businesses, specifically breweries and cannabis businesses, reduce their environmental impacts. Recently, Kaitlin was the lead author and engagement manager for the NCIA's new Cannabis Environmental Report and project managed the CO2 capture and reuse pilot project between a brewery and a cannabis cultivation. Kaitlin's work has been featured in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, NPR, Science Magazine, and countless industry publications. She has 10 years of technical environmental experience, a mechanical engineering degree. Additional info: https://cdphe.colorado.gov/prevention-and-wellness/marijuana/greening-the-cannabis-industry

About Women in Sustainability:

Women in Sustainability (WIS) is a women-led nonprofit dedicated to facilitating community action to fight the climate crisis and social injustices. WIS intentionally creates a safe space for like-minded and diverse individuals to create purposeful and transformational connections in the environmental movement. WIS believes that inclusive collaboration, education and advocacy are the keys to creating meaningful change that benefits ALL for a better future.

We encourage our members to challenge the status quo and each other's views, however, we focus on this with civil discourse and positivity. WIS has a no tolerance policy and any individual that makes negative or ill-will comments towards others attendees will be immediately asked to leave the event. Please engage in conversation that "challenges ideas, not the person."

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Closed Captions will be available for this webinar.

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The views, data, information and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Women in Sustainability, any other agency, member, organization, employer or company associated with Women in Sustainability. Women in Sustainability encourages attendees and members to challenge the status quo and each other's views, however, we focus on this with civil discourse and positive action. WIS believes in engaging in conversation that "challenges ideas, not people". The content provided by WIS educational programming is meant to educate and inform critical - thinking on sustainability topics and subject to individual interpretation. Our content is intended to be used for informational purposes and it is important to do your own additional research and analysis on the subject to form your own beliefs and opinions. In addition, the data and views represented are subject to change, revision and rethinking at any time due to additional data and research. Furthermore, WIS does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in this presentation and is not responsible for any errors. Presenters are considered to be experts in their particular fields and WIS relies on their expertise to present the information in an accurate and professional manner. Any questions or comments on the content provided during the presentation should be directed to the presenter(s).

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Women in Sustainability (WIS) is a women-led nonprofit dedicated to facilitating community action to fight the climate crisis and social injustices. WIS intentionally creates a safe space for like-minded and diverse individuals to create purposeful and transformational connections in the environmental movement. WIS believes that inclusive collaboration, education and advocacy are the keys to creating meaningful change that benefits ALL for a better future. Women in Sustainability is a U.S. based nonprofit headquartered in Denver, CO.

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