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Free Training

Reducing Environmental Impacts of Collections Care and Management

September 14, 2021
1:00PM - 2:30PM ET

People who protect and care for collections are often concerned about the negative impacts of their work on the environment and climate. Fortunately there are resources and practices that augment what you likely already do to limit waste and save money. And there is social science research to guide us in understanding how to adapt behaviors while remaining positive. We’ll explore a variety of approaches that you can take as an individual to ‘green’ your work, AND we’ll consider steps to take to encourage your institution and your peers to join you in making these shifts. You will learn to know when a green practice is good to try now or better to try later. You’ll leave having created a personalized list of options, tools, and tricks to help you start incorporating approaches on your own. 
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The New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response (NJCAR) empowers New Jersey's cultural communities to preserve their valuable assests and sustain operations before, during, and after a disaster strikes. This new alliance is composed of a network of organizations, associations, agencies, and individuals dedicated to safeguarding the State's cultural heritage. NJCAR is affiliated with the national group  - Heritage Preservation's Alliance for Response.

What is NJCAR?

What is New Jersey's Cultural Community?


  • Libraries

  • Museums & Galleries

  • Performing arts venues

  • Archives & Manuscript Repostitories

  • Historic districts, sites, and parks

  • Artists

  • Historical societies

  • Arboretums and botanical gardens

  • Archeological sites

  • Affiliated persons, agencies, and organizations