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Reasons to Change
Environmental Management
Preventing Pollution
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Abstract: Monthly composting and organics recycling magazine.
Source: Biocycle

Economic Realities of Recycling
Abstract: Although the article keys on polystyrene, the information presented can help with any recycling program.
Source: Polystyrene Packaging Council

EPA Waste Wise
Abstract: WasteWise is an EPA program through which organizations eliminate costly municipal solid waste, benefiting their bottom line and the environment. WasteWise allows partners to design their own solid waste reduction programs tailored to their needs
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Green Hotels Association
Abstract: Professional association committed to encouraging, promoting, and supporting ecological consciousness in the hospitality industry. Focuses on assisting the lodging industry in reducing water and energy use and solid waste generation. Sells items such as low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, and toilet water diverters.
Source: Green Hotels Association

Pollution Prevention at Ski Resorts
Abstract: Best management practices for energy and water use, solid and hazardous waste, transportation, purchasing, natural environment and outreach and education with actions to incorporate into daily operations. Includes ratings based on ?Ease of Implementation? and ?Resulting Savings? and data collection templates.
Source: Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention

Recycling Collection [PDF]
Abstract: Waste Wise tip sheet.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Restaurant's Guide to Waste Reduction and Recycling Polystyrene
Abstract: Fact sheets on polystyrene, and information on its safety, economy, recyclability, and environmental impact.
Source: Polystyrene Packaging Council

Sustainable Building Sourcebook
Abstract: Main topics of this on-line source book include water, energy, building materials, and solid waste.
Source: Sustainable Sources

Universal Waste Rule
Abstract: In 1995, EPA issued a final rule addressing how ?universal wastes? should be managed. Universal wastes are subject to less stringent management than hazardous wastes and include: batteries, thermostats, lamps, and agricultural pesticides.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency


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