The inaugural America East Sustainability Convention publicizes that Casella Waste Programs, Inc. has been named Presenting Sponsor of the 2022 convention, happening June 7-9, 2022, on the College of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell. Athletics and sustainability employees from America East member establishments, together with student-athletes and consultants from business and group will share examples of partnerships, campus collaboration, sustainable finest practices, initiatives that leverage assets and funding alternatives, and joint analysis/instructing initiatives centered on athletics and sustainability.
Casella gives sustainability providers to a number of America East member establishments, most notably UMass-Lowell which earned a Casella Sustainability Management Award for innovation in 2021, and the College of Vermont which has participated in quite a lot of analysis alternatives by funding supplied by Casella that has helped the corporate make enhancements to meals waste restoration programs amongst different sustainability initiatives.
“Profitable collaborations in greater schooling are important to realizing our collective sustainability targets as a society. The long run leaders in sustainability reside and studying on school and college campuses throughout the nation, and most particularly right here within the Northeast,” stated John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella. “I wish to thank the America East Convention and its member establishments for becoming a member of us in our ongoing, ever-evolving sustainability journey and for inviting us to collaborate on this thrilling occasion. We sit up for persevering with to advance these efforts inside our business whereas inspiring others to do the identical all through greater schooling and past.”
“We sit up for our partnership with Casella to achieve a deeper understanding of what our campuses are doing collectively on zero waste and to construct on motion to create greener campus communities throughout the America East footprint,” stated Marsha Florio, Government Director of the America East Tutorial Consortium.
“We’re delighted to associate with the America East convention, and our long-standing associate Casella to current this inaugural occasion at UMass Lowell. With the Rist Institute for Sustainability and Vitality, our purpose is to create sustainability blueprints that may be replicated at scale to create a inexperienced future. Partnerships are essential to this method. The America East community offers us the right automobile to collaborate with our peer universities to leverage our collective strengths,” stated Rist Institute for Sustainability & Vitality Government Director Ruairi O’Mahony.