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Safer Products for Facilities in Your Community

Learn about unsafe product chemicals, the Safer Choice program, and how to choose safer products for yourself and your community.

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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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Environmental Education Outreach Program

Environmental Education Outreach Program

The Environmental Education Outreach Program is part of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) at Northern Arizona University. The purpose of the Environmental Education Outreach Program (EEOP) is to interest Native American students in environmental careers and to assist schools in improving environmental science literacy. EEOP does this by: […]

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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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Pueblo of Taos Environmental Management System Project

How the process of creating an EMS saved the Pueblo of Taos energy. This powerpoint presentation guides users through the Plan, Do, Check, Act process for Environmental Management Systems in order to reduce costs and liability related to waste disposal, and reinforce cultural traditions and philosophy on protection and preservation […]

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Asthma presentation

Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Indoor Air Issues in Schools

This is the Indoor Air Issues in Schools session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Ron Schiller – EPA, Katie Loveland – MT Dept. of Health and Human Services. View the Indoor Air Quality presentation (ppt) View the Asthma presentation (ppt)

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Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction

Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction

This is the Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Tim Tolman – McKinstry, Myla Kelly – Peaks to Prairies. Powerpoint Presentation (workshop version)

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Environmental Justice Grant Writing

Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Environmental Justice Grant Application and Management

This is the Environmental Justice Grant Application and Management session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speaker was Nancy Reish – EPA.

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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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