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Waste Management in Indian Country

EPA’s Tribal Solid Waste Management Program encourages municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management practices in Indian Country that protect human health and the environment. The web site provides information on : “Where You Live” case studies, Grants/Funding Information, Regulations and Standards, Educational Curricula and Tools, and on-line and ordering […]

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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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Tribal Waste and Response Assistance Program

Tribal Waste and Response Assistance Program

In late 2008 ITEP was awarded funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER), which has allowed ITEP to expand assistance activities for tribal nations and communities including: The development of a national steering committee of tribal professionals working in solid waste, hazardous […]

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Zender Environmental

Solid Waste Training and Technical Assistance for Rural Alaska Villages

Through the 2014 federal fiscal year (Sept 2014, and possibly beyond this date), Zender Environmental is able to offer free solid waste related technical assistance to all rural Alaska Villages, thanks to a generous grant from USDA. Assistance is provided on a first come first serve basis, with some slots […]

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Solid Waste Guides and Factsheets for Rural Alaska Villages

Zender Environmental Health and Research Group develops and compiles documents and resources predominantly on the topic of solid waste and mostly for the Alaska Native Village audience. These materials are available online; existing resources are updated regularly, and new ones are added. The topics of the resources/documents are listed in […]

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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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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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Waste to Energy – Biomethane and Salmon

Article: A new biogas plant on Tulalip tribal property is creating more than energy; it’s also generating revenue for future salmon restoration projects. The plant is utilizing biomethane to reduce manure runoff and create energy via a biodigester.

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Solid Waste Management on Tribal Lands

Solid Waste Management on Tribal Lands

The Winter 2010 Green Casinos workshop took place at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Arizona. The presentations from this workshop are posted on the EPA Region 9 site.

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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Solid Waste Program

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Tribal Workgroup Conference Call Tuesday June 16, 2009 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, Noon MDT, 11am PDT Guest Speaker: Laura Weber, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Laura covered one of the priority topics identified in our Spring 2009 survey — solid waste. She provided a […]

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