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Background and Overview
Reasons to Measure Environmental Performance
Developing a Measurement System
Opportunities
Calculators and Tools
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Air monitoring / Air quality / Air quality management / Annual reports / Auditing / Benchmarking (Management) / Chemical tracking / Compliance / Cost savings / Economic analysis / Efficiency / Emissions / Energy consumption / Environmental health / Environmental management / Environmental modeling / Environmental monitoring / Greenhouse gases / Incentives / Life cycle assessment / Materials / Measurement / Quality / Recycling (Waste, etc.) / Reporting / Risk assessment / Risk communication / Risk factors / Safety measures / Toxicity / Waste / Waste management / Water quality


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Carbon Footprint Calculator
Abstract: This carbon footprint calculator is intended to provide users with a planning-level greenhouse gas emissions inventory to assist in prioritizing and implementing reduction strategies. It is intended primarily for use by Seattle-area businesses interested in benchmarking and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The tool allows you to estimate greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions for your company by entering data about your business activities focused on four areas that tend to have significant greenhouse gas impacts: transportation, energy use, materials purchasing, and waste generation.
Source: City of Seattle
URL: http://www.seattle.gov/archive/climate/

Energy & Materials Flow & Cost Tracker (EMFACT™)
Abstract: This software is under development and piloting (in 2009) to track energy and materials use and profitability.
Source: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable and Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/emfact/

Measuring Progress in Toxics Use Reduction and Pollution Prevention
Abstract: This project developed and tested a methodology for measuring toxics use reduction progress in MA, under a state law. Results indicate progress in reducing toxic chemical use and generation of toxic byproducts. Contact TURI at (978) 934-3275.
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI)
URL: http://www.turi.org/About/Library/TURI_Publications/TURI-Tec
hnical-Reports/Measuring_Progress_in_Toxics_Use_Reductio
n_and_Pollution_Prevention._1996

 


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