This online guide was designed to help tribal managers achieve energy goals by outlining a process of strategic energy planning for tribes interested in improving their energy security, sovereignty and local economy. It also provides information for tribal decision makers who are interested in alternative energy and energy efficiency information. […]
The Mohegan Tribe is a leader in pollution prevention and green purchasing efforts. Among their many environmental contributions they have implemented fuel cell technology, photovoltaics, heat pumps, and set up extensive recycling programs. The Mohegan Sun Resort, the third largest casino in the United States and a member of the […]
Alaskan Native Gwich’in Communities north of the Arctic Circle have figured out how to replace their use of diesel fuel for their energy needs(which must be brought in by air tankers due to the lack of roads in the area) with PV systems during the summer months of midnight sun.
Provides a description and history of textiles industry in the US along with an overview of key processes, the waste streams produced, opportunities for more efficient manufacturing, and economic and regulatory incentives to improve process efficiency. A bibliography of key resources is also included with links to on-line publications about […]
Information about several key processes used in POTWs and pre-treatment programs, waste streams, environmental compliance, worker health and safety, and economic impact of inefficient operations and technologies and operating practices that reduce the hazards, quantities and costs of waste. A bibliography of related on-line resources is presented for more detailed […]
Overview of the metal finishing industry including small shops and metal finishing operations that are part of a larger manufacturing process. Gives information about the key processes and raw materials used, waste streams, environmental compliance, worker health and safety, economic impact of inefficient operations, technologies and operating practices that reduce […]
Gives an overview of the industry and the types of products it manufactures with information about the key processes and raw materials used; waste streams, environmental compliance, worker health and safety, and economic impact of inefficient operations; and technologies and operating practices that reduce the hazards, quantities and costs of […]
Describes current economic and environmental information related to the meat processing industry in the United States. Basic steps for beef, pork, poultry and fish processing are discussed along with strategies to reduce water consumption, wastewater, organics/solids generation and energy use and other pollution prevention opportunities specific to individual processing steps. […]
This hub describes wastes generated from food service operations, the environmental regulations that apply and options for preventing pollution and waste. Also, provides a brief history of the evolution of the food service industry in the United States along with economic and demographic information. Includes links to a bibliogrphy of […]
Describes electronic wastes (TVs, video and computer monitors, printed wiring boards, relays, switches, etc.) and the environemntal hazards involved in improper disposal in landfills and associated with the computer chip manufacturing process. Also links to many on-line resources for more detailed information.
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