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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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National Sustainable Lodging Network

National Sustainable Lodging Network

The purpose of this initiative is to establish an online community of sustainable hospitality practitioners to foster networking and increase access to resources to support their work. Implementing sustainable practices at lodging facilities can have positive environmental impacts, including reductions in energy consumption, water consumption, wastewater discharges, stormwater runoff, solid […]

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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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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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Tribal Web Resources for Green Buildings & Pollution Prevention

Tribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material on building and funding tribal environmental programs and contact information on federal, tribal and other organizations.

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Green Building Funding Resources for EPA Region 9

A summary of various federal, state and local programs providing funding for green building projects for Region 9 states (AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pacific Islands) and Tribal Nations.

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Design for Reuse Primer

Funded by the US Green Building Council, the 15 diverse projects in the Design for Reuse Primer demonstrate new models of “building green.” Material reuse is always integral to a sustainable vision of how to tread lightly on the earth, be economically pragmatic, and nurture a community. From a school […]

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LEED Certified Tribal Health Center

Description of the Potawatomi’s LEED certified Health Center – the first LEED certified tribal building in the region.

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Casino Food Waste Recycling Program

Food waste reduction techniques at the Mohegan Sun Casino.

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