Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) is hosting a free healthy business resource fair featuring organizations and vendors that specialize in helping industrial and commercial operations reduce waste and become more energy efficient.
The Michigan Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program (RETAP) will also be presenting information about their free, non-regulatory, on-site pollution prevention assessments for eligible businesses. RETAP is a program through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Vendors including DTE Energy, WARM Training and Recycle Here will have information for businesses about energy audit programs and recycling services. Information on lighting, HVAC restoration, alternative energy options, and more, will also be available. Local businesses are welcome to stop by any time during the event.
This resource fair is offered through SDEV’s Healthy Business Program. Through this EPA-funded initiative, SDEV is reaching out to businesses in Southwest Detroit, Dearborn and adjacent communities to provide education and resources to help them implement environmental best practices and reduce their impacts on the communities where they operate.
Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision is a community-based organization that has worked to improve environmental conditions in Southwest Detroit and South Dearborn through collaborative efforts with businesses and the community. Visit www.sdevweb.org for more information about the organization.
WHAT: Energy Efficiency and Waste Reduction Resource Fair
WHEN: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Resource Fair 11:30-12:30 Complementary Lunch and MDEQ Presentation
WHERE:UAW Local 600: 10550 Dix Ave., Dearborn, MI 48120
WHO: Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
For more information, please call Sarah Clark or Sarah Lang at (313) 842-1961.
Source: Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision