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Organics Composting Webinar Recording

Learn about the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Composting Program, as well as EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. “Each day at lunch, children in the Prior Lake Savage School district put their leftovers and their biodegradable paper products such as empty milk cartons, napkins, and thick cardboard pressed trays into a special […]

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Green Casino Group

Green Casino Group: National Sustainable Lodging Network

This group is part of the National Sustainable Lodging Network. It is for casino enterprises, including tribal, concerned with greening operations at casinos. We welcome casino owners, operators, facility managers, environmental specialists and staff to join the workgroup.

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National Clean Diesel Campaign

National Clean Diesel Campaign

EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) promotes clean air strategies by working with manufacturers, fleet operators, air quality professionals, environmental and community organizations, and state and local officials to reduce diesel emissions. Sector programs include: Clean School Bus; Ports and Marine; Clean Construction; SmartWay Transport; and Clean Agriculture.

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EPA: Pesticides

US EPA Pesticide Fact Sheets and Health Information

Information about pests and pesticides commonly used in the US, including bed bugs, fleas and tics, triclosan, anti-microbial, etc. Includes health and safety, environmental effects, regulation, and compliance and enforcment information.

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Tribal Green Casinos: Air Quality

Tribal Green Casinos: Ventilation and Smoke-Free/Reduced Facilities

Air Quality Presented by: Mansel Nelson, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals Smoking is the number one cause of cancer. Radon is the second leading cause of cancer. Second hand smoke is the third leading cause of cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of U.S. deaths. Smoking causes cancer of […]

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Tribal Green Casinos: Food Waste

Tribal Green Casinos: Solid Waste and Food Recovery

Food Waste Presented by Andrew Shakman of LeanPath, Inc. Food waste is a global problem of breathtaking scope: 1/3 of all food globally is wasted 1.3 Billion tons of food aren’t consumed 40% of all food grown or raised in America is not consumed 50% rise in food waste in […]

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Turtle Creek

Tribal Green Casinos: Energy Efficiency

Presented by: Facility Managers at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa Turtle Creek, part of the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, boasts large skylights in the hotel as well as on the casino gaming floor, letting in natural light which reduces the energy consumption by 50% during the daylight hours. […]

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Green Casinos LED retrofits

Tribal Green Casinos: Lighting

LED Lighting Retrofit at the Snoqualmie Casino Presented by: Harold Ellebracht with the Snoqualmie Casino Changing lightbulbs can be harder than you think! Most commercial and residential lighting comes from incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs. LEDs are bulbs or lamps that produce light by using light-emitting diodes as the source […]

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workshop presentation

Clean & Healthy Tribal Casinos Workshop

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), Region 5: “The Clean & Healthy Tribal Casinos Workshop,“ was held September 18 & 19, 2012, at the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino, Grand Portage, MN. You can read about what the experts and science had to say at Region 5’s first […]

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Greening Tribal Casinos

Greening Tribal Casinos

Tribally operated gaming facilities have numerous opportunities to promote a variety of environmentally preferred options. Environmental improvements through changed business practices can save money, and have lasting environmental and social impacts for the entire tribe. Environmental improvements at casinos and resorts often result in larger improvements for the community as […]

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