Learn about Managing Water, Energy and Waste at Home in Workshops at Stockton's Kramer Hall

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Galloway, N.J. - Stockton University’s Tait Chirenje, associate professor of Environmental Studies, will present three workshops on water, energy and waste management around your home this fall at Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton, N.J.

The “Skills for Sustainability” programs will be offered beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6 – 8 p.m. with a water management workshop focusing on landscaping, water collection and other storm-water management techniques for use around the home.

The energy management workshop, on Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 6 – 8 p.m., will concentrate on how to perform an individual home energy audit as well as implement changes to reduce energy consumption.

The waste management workshop will examine the materials flow process from packaging, purchasing and disposal. This workshop will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Chirenje holds a Ph.D. in Trace Metal Biogeochemistry from the University of Florida. He teaches courses in the field of environmental chemistry, including water chemistry, environmental remediation and biotechnology, environmental toxicology and environmental pollution and regulation.

The Hammonton Green Committee is pleased to co-sponsor this lecture series on how to apply sustainability concepts to local homes.

These workshops are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so reserve your seat by e-mailing Ginna Petrillo at ginna.petrillo@stockton.edu.