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MBA co-sponsoring the Third Annual Green Office Conference, June 23

Incorporate Eco-Tips into your office practices and become more environmentally friendly

The Massachusetts Bar Association is co-sponsoring the Third Annual Green Office Conference on Tuesday, June 23, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UMass-Boston Campus Center, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston. MBA members will save 25 percent off the registration fee.

MassRecycle LogoThis unique conference features seven workshops focusing on reducing business costs and attracting customers by greening office operations. Meet business leaders who have implemented sustainable programs in their offices and get project ideas for your firm. Topics include:

  • Green Purchasing: Beyond the Basics;
  • Cutting Costs and Cutting Carbon;
  • Zero Waste: Tools to Make it Happen in Your Office;
  • Telecommuting and Commuter-Friendly Office;
  • Building Green Value: Communicating with Your Customers;
  • Successful Green Teams and Their Projects; and
  • Green Office Action Plans: Baselines, Goals, Benefits and Savings.

All attendees receive, for free:

  1. Green Office Manual CD or book; and
  2. Green Office Kit with product samples.

Win free prizes. Attendees will be eligible to win pro bono site visits and services from six consultants who specialize in helping others go green.

This conference is presented by MassRecycle in partnership with the MBA, Massachusetts Operational Services Division (OSD), and the UMass-Boston's UMBe Green Program.

To register, and for a full schedule, visit

When registering, use the "MassRecycle Member" registration option to receive your MBA member discount.


Sign the MBA Lawyers Environmental Pledge to participate in the MBA Lawyers Eco-Challenge. By signing the pledge, lawyers agree to do their best to adhere to the MBA's Green Guidelines, Office Management and/or Green Guidelines, Landscape Management.
Eco-Tips are now sent out on a biweekly basis. The next Eco-Tip will be included in the July 2 edition of e-Journal.

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