GreenRI is this Thursday, May 4 from 4:30-8:30pm at Roger Williams Park Botanical Center and all are encouraged to attend. If you haven’t signed up yet you can still walk in and register (it’s free for ASLA members). Many awesome vendors will be attending and showcasing their latest and greatest green products including:
Boston Cityscapes: living walls and live plants
EJ Prescott: porous pavement, reinforced grass pavement systems, living retaining walls, living fences, etc.
3Form: Resins and Pressed Glass
Victor Stanley: their sensor-enabled receptacle lid-assists with waste management
Unilock: Permeable concrete pavers
Modern Design Site Furnishings: Resysta litter bin with wood alternative
StormTree: tree filter systems for stormwater management and healthier tree growth
Deeproot: Silva cell- a shoring system for tree soil and stormwater
Read Custom Soils: rooflite Green Roof soil, stabilized stone dust, rain garden soil
Watson Mulch: AZEK paver brick from recycled plastics and rubber
O&G Industries: Natural stone products from the quarry to end users
Marshalls: Conservation Priora and Grassguard
and many more…
See below for detailed information.
IIDANE Providence City Center, AIAri, and RIASLA are joining together to host the 2017 Green RI Sustainable Product Showcase this May. Companies producing earth-friendly building materials will be setting up shop to display their latest and greatest products for industry members to view. In addition to exploring the tradeshow floor, attendees will have the opportunity to attend CEU presentations, network with peers, and learn about the latest innovations regarding sustainable products from various vendors. The event also includes an Earth Day sample collection so fill up a box (or three!) as you’re spring cleaning your material library and donate unused/unwanted sample materials at the event!
DATE & SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, May 4, 2017
4:30 – 7:30 p.m. – CEU Programs
4:30 – 5:30 pm “Trace it Back: A Course in Transparency” provides an overview of materials transparency and how it relates to green building, and socially and environmentally responsible manufacturing. A representative from 3form will explain product life cycle and how materials potentially affect the environment and health of building occupants.
5:30 – 6:30 pm The Living wall presentation by Green Plants for Green Buildings offers a comprehensive overview of living walls systems and their benefits. The presentation provides a summary of the research being done on living walls, requirements and design features for successful plantings, best practices, health and well being benefits, general costs and the overall benefits to the environment.
6:30 – 7:30 pm “Incentives, Assistance and Training: Demystifying Services to Support Your Energy Efficient and High Performance Sites, Buildings and Interiors” will explain how your next project can benefit from National Grid’s New Construction Services Program, presented by Kathleen Arthur of National Grid.
5:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Sustainable Design Showcase & Networking
FREE to all – IDANE Providence City Center, AIAri, and RIASLA are joining together to host the 2017 Green RI Sustainable Product Showcase this May. Companies producing earth-friendly building materials will be setting up shop to display their latest and greatest products for industry members to view. In addition to exploring the tradeshow floor, Attendees will be have the opportunity to attend CEU presentations, network with peers, and learn about the latest innovations regarding sustainable products from various vendors.
5:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Earth Day Sample Collection: Donate your unused or unwanted sample materials!
In the spirit of Earth Day, a sample collection effort has been organized for the day of the event so don’t forget to bring your old materials and samples! All samples donated will benefit Resources Recycling for RI Education. They are a registered 501c3 non-profit that help stimulate creative learning by offering low-cost and no-cost materials for educators. A drop-off location will be available at the entrance of the event. Additional information to come – check back soon!
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Ave
Product Showcase & Networking
Free! Pre-registration is preferred.
IIDA, AIA, & ASLA Members: Free
Pre-registration is now closed. You may register onsite so please feel free to join us
Does your company offer sustainable products that you would like to share with the Rhode Island design community? This is your chance to show off your products to many of the architects, interior designers, and landscape architects in the Rhode Island area. Space is limited!
The cost is $350 for one (1) 6’ table. Requests for additional tables may be granted if space allows. Please indicate that request on your application.
Registration is now closed for vendors. Please feel free to e-mail with questions and we will keep you on the list to contact next year.
Email Melissa Bagga at email@example.com