Cleveland Circular Manufacturing Webinar Series
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Cost-saving circular manufacturing solutions for Cleveland-based companies
An introduction to sustainability and the circular economy and how it can benefit your small or medium manufacturing company. Venture Forward Strategies (VFS), as a part of the Circular Cleveland initiative, is engaging Small and Medium-sized manufacturing businesses in Cleveland in the Cleveland Circular Manufacturing Webinar Series. Join five online webinars to learn about circularity and sustainability, discover connections and opportunities for reusing and recycling waste and byproducts through a material marketplace, and gain access to a business grant ($1,000). Take the first, next, and bold steps toward adopting sustainable and circular practices.
    1. Basics of Sustainability; Byproduct and Waste Synergy and Assessment Webinar
  • 2. Zero-Waste Goal Setting, Byproduct Outlets and Material Marketplace Exchange Webinar

    Assess types of waste and byproducts produced in operations, packaging, and everyday business

    Identify waste reduction opportunities

    Design and Launch and Waste diversion program

  • 3. Designing for Circularity and Byproduct Synergy Webinar

  • 4. Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Procurement and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • 5. Sustainability Strategy and First and Next Steps on Getting Started Webinar

  • Sustainability Implementation Plan

    Prioritize focus areas

    Reporting guidance

    Goal Setting

    Implementation into business strategy and operations