These recommendations to Tribal leaders from the Western Regional Air Partnership, are to assist Tribes in developing renewable energy technologies in order to meet air quality and visibility goals established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. It can also help Tribal leaders identify opportunities to use these technologies to […]
Provides a variety of options and technical assistance solutions to help tribes and Alaskan Native villages protect their environment and the health of their members. Includes recommendations for developing and implementing an integrated solid waste management (ISWM) program.
Describes and defines pollution prevention (P2), the preferred strategy for handling waste, and explains the “waste management hierarchy” (reduce, reuse recycle). Contains a description of typical sources of waste and an overview of common approaches to devising pollution prevention options. Also contains links to generic P2 checklists and a list […]
Describes what household hazardous waste is and the scope of the issue in the US for agencies wishing to conduct collection events. Gives information about disposal and treatment options as well as consumer education. Includes an extensive bibiliography of on-line resources for more detailed information.
Describes environmental education methodologies, how they can affect creative thinking and behavior change and how pollution prevention can be the practical application of such learning. Also links to on-line curricula and activities with pollution prevention themes and reference and research materials appropriate for K-12 youth.
Introduces the role pollution prevention (P2) can play in achieving public land management missions. Provides information about various public land agencies and demographics and an overview of tools available to assist managers, maintenance personnel, interpreters and technical assistance providers. Describes the environmental, economic, regulatory and social benefits of pollution prevention […]
The mission of the NTAA is to advance air quality management policies and programs, consistent with the needs, interests, and unique legal status of American Indian Tribes and Alaska Natives. Goals: Advocate and advance tribal environmental, cultural, and economic interests in the development of air policy at all levels of […]
Describes the working process of flexographic printing with input/output process diagrams and outlines regulatory and compliance issues found in each step of the process. Includes activities and materials that help reduce the toxicity or volume of waste generated and/or released into the atmosphere and addresses the costs and liabilities associated […]
Overview of mercury sources and issues including: health effects, releases to the atmosphere, mercury in products, mercury travel in the environment, fish advisories and assistance approaches. Includes an extensive bibliography with links to on-line resources and a database of mercury projects in the U.S.
Focusing on facilities that provide lodging or short-term accommodations and meals, snacks and beverages for travelers and vacationers. This hub describes the industry demographics, the primary waste streams and operations, various regulatory factors and pollution prevention opportunities. References to a bibliography of on-line resources for more detailed information are also […]
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