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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC)
Abstract: The CPSC’s goal is to align public and private sectors through information, advocacy and legislation to ensure ongoing product responsibility from design to disposal.
Source: California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC)
Abstract: The Call2Recycle program offers rechargeable battery and cell phone recycling plans for retailers, communities, public agencies, and businesses completely free of charge. The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation provides all collection containers and collateral materials, and pays all shipping and recycling costs, so there is no cost to participate.
Source: Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation
Abstract: An online database of institutional and industrial (I&I) cleaning product ingredient chemicals, providing verified information about the environmental and human health attributes of listed ingredients
EcoLogo(TM) Program Standard Development: Discussion Document [PDF]
Abstract: A pending standard (called EcoLogo) for toys is under development - to provide broad information on the toy market in Canada and U.S.. Discussion paper is to gather input on criteria statements for the standard.
Abstract: E-Cycle Washington is a new program that provides responsible recycling of computers, monitors and TVs in the state, as required by law, and operated by a collaborative of manufacturers, government, retailers, and NGOs.
Source: Northwest Product Stewardship Council
EPEAT International Registry
Abstract: EPEAT is a system that helps purchasers evaluate, compare and select electronic products based on their environmental attributes. The system currently covers desktop and laptop computers, thin clients, workstations and computer monitors.
Source: Green Electronics Council
Medtronic - A Case Study
Abstract: Environmental considerations were used in one product and process design, resulting in drastic reduction in chemical use and wastewater loading, and annual cost savings of $2.1M.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
Seven Sins of Greenwashing
Abstract: Terrachoice researchers recorded every "big box" manufacturers' environmental claims, and tested the claims against best practices and national/international protocols or regulations.
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Hub Last Updated: 9/27/2012