Author: Unites States Environmental Protection Agency This publication is designed for recycling entrepreneurs and economic developers seeking capital for recycling ventures. Helping increase efficiency in the process of identifying and securing new sources of capital, the document identifies innovative approaches
Author: Institute for Local Self-Reliance This executive summary explains what composting is and why it is important; summarizing model programs, technologies, and systems; and providing a national and state-by-state snapshot of activities, infrastructure needed, and policy opportunities. It concludes with
Author: EPA The first step is to determine what your organization needs to measure. Some data collection techniques work better than others for certain waste reduction approaches, depending on the materials, activities, or locations involved. If your organization chooses to
Author: EPA The Collection Efficiency Study was undertaken to provide a more detailed understanding of cost-saving methods for collecting residential solid waste (RSW) and recyclables. The study included the following major tasks: Conducting meetings and discussions with project sponsors, funding
Author: EPA This guide offers step-by-step instructions designed to assist medium and large businesses, governments, and other organizations establish a waste reduction program. Although not specifically designed for smaller companies, these firms also might find the guide useful. While employees
Author: EPA The sustainability continuum represents a gradual widening of organizational perspective and responsibility from an immediate group of facilities, suppliers, and customers to society as a whole. This Update is designed to inspire your organization to use WasteWise to
Author: Zero Waste Design This is a proposal of NYC’s Green Codes Task Force, released in 2010 and made law by LL 60 of 2012, was to “Provide Recycling Areas in Apartment Buildings.” In the proposal, the author discusses some
Author: Circular CoLab The State of the Circular Economy in America delivers the first United States focused scan of the Circular Economy landscape. By providing an analysis of 202 United States based Circular Economy initiatives, this report offers concrete examples
Author: UNIDO A handbook of Eco-Industrial Parks. This document contains an introduction to EIPs, an explanation of EIP Pilot projects, its management, and outcomes, methods, as well as highlights, key insights and expected future actions. Click here to view the
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