The Newburyport Green Expo is a fun, engaging event for our greater community to come together to discuss climate change responses, learn about our city government eco-friendly direction, and discover actions we can personally take to contribute to solutions today. Come see the many energy saving and environmentally friendly solutions in our exhibit hall. Find out more about how smart, small changes in food and other consumption choices can reduce waste, boost recycling and composting, and increase energy conservation. Speak with concerned industry changemakers who will share their expertise about moving towards NetZero. Stop by the Repair Café with your items in need of repair! And, don't forget to see the very enlighting student presentations too! Join us on April 11th!
Climate Change and Environment Speakers
4:00 pm Mark Ritchy: “Creating and Running a Net Zero Business”
4:30 pm David Hall: “Considerations In House and Building Design and Renovation”
5:00 pm Michael Strauss, EAC Chair: “Five Year Plan”
5:30 pm Amber Hewitt: “The Case For Off-shore Wind To Electricity Supply”
6:00 pm Bill Clary, Green Expo Chair: “Expo Opening, Welcome and Introductions”
Keynote Mayor Donna Holaday: “Net Zero Newburyport"
Putting the city on a path for Zero Waste and Carbon Neutral”
6:15 pm State Updates
State Senator Diane DiZoglio
State Representative James Kelcourse
6:30 pm Sean Gallagher, Newburyport Superintendent: "Greener School Initiatives"
6:35 pm Frank Cousins, President, GNCC: "Green Business and Job Opportunities"
6:40 pm Newburyport High School Poetry
7:00 pm Mike Morris & David Chatfield: “Resiliency Plan”
7:30 pm Don Walters: “What Is Community Solar?”
Library Quick Talks:
Sessions: 4 to 6 pm AND 7 to 8 pm
4:00 pm Deb Shepard: “What can we do as citizens to reduce our carbon footprint?”
4:25 pm Apex Roof: "Green Roofs"
4:50 pm NETR, Platinum Sponsor: "Heat Pumps"
5:15 pm Betsy Goodrich, Sr. Transportation Planner: “Public transportation, bike lanes and sidewalks”
5:40 pm Revision Energy: "Whole House and Carbon Free"
7:00 pm Linda Guthrie: Home Energy Efficiency
7:30 pm Molly Ettenborough, Christin Walth: "Newburyport Waste Initiatives"
7:30 pm Lombardi Oil: “Heat Pumps and MassSAVE Retrofits