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Sustainable Food Management Webinar Series

Sustainable Food Management Webinar Series

EPA’s Sustainable Food Management webinar series is designed to help increase our understanding of food waste issues, and to support grocers, venues, and universities in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. This series will provide technical assistance to help Food Recovery Challenge partners make simple changes in food purchasing, storage, preparation and service practices that […]

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Food Waste Assessment Tools

Food Waste Assessment Tools

The first step in reducing waste is to measure and track the amount, type of, and the source of the food and packaging waste. A food and packaging waste audit serves as the foundation for reduction efforts. Information on the waste type (i.e., bell peppers or chicken breasts) and reason […]

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Food Recovery Challenge

Food Recovery Challenge

How much of your food and money are you literally throwing away? The Food Recovery Challenge asks participants to reduce as much of their food waste as possible – saving money, helping communities, and protecting the environment.

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Abandoned Mobile Home Toolkit

On Native American Territories, mobile homes are the easiest form of housing to buy and install. However these structures don’t have a long lifespan. When residents move, they often abandon mobile homes to decay. EPA has prepared a toolkit to demonstrate the recovery of the many valuable resources typically contained within an […]

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EPA Environmental Justice Blog

Using Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Adapt to Climate Change

Rosalyn LaPier shares Blackfeet knowledge about plants and the environment that has been passed down through the generations.

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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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Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion – A Toolkit for Getting Permission to Digest

Northern California’s Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) is a pioneer in the field of food waste anaerobic digestion. In an effort to assist other waste agencies,  EPA provided a grant to HWMA to develop a tool kit that provides an overview of key permitting steps and regulatory requirements for anaerobic […]

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Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network

Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network

  • Source: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Topic Area(s): Climate Change
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Northern communities are changing due to environmental impacts, climate change and development. Monitoring the environment is important for understanding the risks and benefits and for adaptation. The LEOs are the eyes, ears and voice of environmental change in our communities. The Network consists of tribal professionals who apply traditional knowledge, […]

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Burn Wise

Burn Wise

Burn Wise is a partnership program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that emphasizes the importance of burning the right wood, the right way, in the right wood-burning appliance to protect your home, health, and the air we breathe. Within this site you will find information for consumers to make […]

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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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