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Primer for Producer Responsibility

Author: Producer Responsibility Meeting This primer provides definitions pertaining to products and producer responsibility. In this primer, the Product Stewardship ...
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Extended Producer Responsibility: A Materials Policy for the 21st Century

Author: Bette Fishbein Addresses materials use and its environmental impacts worldwide; EPR policies and programs in the United States; e-commerce ...
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Using Compostable Plastics to Enhance Food Scraps Collection

Author: Jack Macy 2015 webinar designed to help you understand the role of Compostable Plastics and provide you with some ...
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Beyond Recycling: Composting

Author: Center for competitive waste industry 110 page consultant report to the US EPA, Region 9.  Examined data from 120 ...
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Author: IPCC The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to ...
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Contribution of native forests to climate change mitigation – A common approach to carbon accounting that aligns results from environmental-economic accounting with rules for emissions reduction

Author: H.Keith Discusses how forests help significantly reduce carbon emissions, as trees take in carbon and in turn provide oxygen ...
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From Waste to Wonder: Using Compost to Restore Carbon to Soil

Author: Nicole Block Discusses how composting can mitigate climate change by capturing carbon and restoring it to soil. Explains how ...
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Climate change: 11 policy ideas to protect the planet in 2019

Author: Post Opinion Staffs Last year’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sounded the alarm: The world has ...
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Global Climate Change

Author: NASA NASA takes a scientific perspective to highlight the importance of Climate Change through evidence, causes, effects, vital signs, ...
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Management of Selected Materials in Municipal Solid Waste

Author: EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1998  [EPA530-R- 98-013] Click here to view the document: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Greenhouse ...
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Stop Trashing the Climate

Author:Eco cycle nstitute for Local Self-Reliance, 2008 Highlights the connections between Zero Waste and climate change Click here to view ...
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Does Recycling Actually Make A Difference?

Author: Robin Hilmantel This article discusses why we recycle, how recycling actually works, issues with the recycling process, and the ...
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Research to Inform Recycling in the Workplace, Research to Inform Improved Recycling, Behavior-Change Effectiveness Study, A Guide to Workplace Composting

Author: KAB Keep America Beautiful emphasizes three guiding factors in its work in order to get people to understand the ...
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Global Recycler’s Network

Author: GAWP The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker ...
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Boycotts and Procotts for Zero Waste

Author: Jack Debell Presentation to the 2015 US Zero Waste Business Council conference.  Includes examples of strategies and tactics Click ...
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Responses to Attacks on Recycling

Author: Bob Hollis Released by the National Recycling Coalition in response to John Tierney's New York Times editorials. Click here ...
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Federal Trade Commission Environmental Marketing Guidance

Author: Federal Trade Commission The FTC publishes guidelines about environmental marketing claims that manufacturers and consumers can use.  The FTC ...
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Do Energy Efficiency Strategies Outperform Recycling in GHG Mitigation and Job Creation?

Author: SERA This paper challenges the apparent hierarchy for GHG sources and shines compelling light on the currently undervalued role ...
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State of the United States Circular Economy

Author: Circular CoLab The State of the Circular Economy in America delivers the first United States focused scan of the ...
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Boston Zero Waste Plan

Author: Gary Liss & Associates Recommendations of measures to expand reuse, recycling and composting policies and programs and to reduce ...
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