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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 [...]

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National Sustainable Lodging Network

National Sustainable Lodging Network

The purpose of this initiative is to establish an online community of sustainable hospitality practitioners to foster networking and increase access to resources to support their work. Implementing [...]

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Tribal Green Casinos: Ventilation and Smoke-Free/Reduced Facilities

Tribal Green Casinos: Air Quality

Air Quality Presented by: Mansel Nelson, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals Smoking is the number one cause of cancer. Radon is the second leading cause of cancer. Second [...]

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Tribal Green Casinos: Solid Waste and Food Recovery

Tribal Green Casinos: Food Waste

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 [...]

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Tribal Green Casinos: Lighting

Green Casinos LED retrofits

LED Lighting Retrofit at the Snoqualmie Casino Presented by: Harold Ellebracht with the Snoqualmie Casino Changing lightbulbs can be harder than you think! Most commercial and residential [...]

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Tribal Web Resources for Green Buildings & Pollution Prevention

Tribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material [...]

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Green Building Funding Resources for EPA Region 9

A summary of various federal, state and local programs providing funding for green building projects for Region 9 states (AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pacific Islands) and Tribal [...]

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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 [...]

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LEED Certified Tribal Health Center

Description of the Potawatomi's LEED certified Health Center - the first LEED certified tribal building in the [...]

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Casino Food Waste Recycling Program

Food waste reduction techniques at the Mohegan Sun [...]

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Native American Environmental Protection Coalition (NAEPC) Environmental Brochures

NAEPC has good general informational brochures with guidance and resources to avoid pesticide exposure, and prevent landfill [...]

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Santa Ynez Casino and Resort Green Initiatives

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Tribal Workgroup Conference Call Tuesday September 16, 2008 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, Noon MDT, 11am PDT Guest Speaker: Joshua Simmons [...]

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Tribal Sustainable Development Programs

This presentation outlines principles for sustainable communities and reviews strategies for tribal nation economic development. Several examples are provided of successful tribal sustainable [...]

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Tribal Composting Nourishes Land and Tradition

This issue of U.S. EPA's Tribal Waste Journal focuses on a variety of innovative composting approaches, including: backyard, fish and wood waste, food waste and biosolids, vermicomposting in schools, [...]

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U.S. EPA Green Building Web Site

U.S. EPA Green Building web site

This website provides a wealth of information pertaining to green building, including an overview, a discussion of environmental issues, resources for specific building types, internet hyperlinks to [...]

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GreenScapes – Environmentally Beneficial Landscaping

EPA Greenscapes

The U.S. EPA's GreenScapes program provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for large-scale landscaping. This website provides information on the benefits of GreenScaping, how [...]

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Opportunities for Green Building Funding

A summary of various federal, state and local programs providing funding for green building [...]

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Pollution Prevention at the Mohegan Tribe and Mohegan Sun Resort

Pollution Prevention at the Mohegan Tribe

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, [...]

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Building and Buying Green in Indian Country: A Practical Guide for California Tribes

This guide provides tribal project decisionmakers and planners with an overview of "green" building practices to help them evaluate and choose sustainable options as they develop projects with [...]

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P2Rx Electronic Waste Topic Hub

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 [...]

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P2Rx Food Service Topic Hub

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 [...]

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P2Rx Hospitality Topic Hub

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 [...]

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Waste Reduction Tips for Hotels and Casinos in Indian Country

Tribally owned hotels, motels, resorts, casinos, and bingo halls have numerous opportunities to prevent waste when purchasing supplies and food, serving customers, or cleaning guest rooms. These [...]

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News Related to Hospitality

Nov
9

Lawsuit: SD agency biased against qualified Native American workers

The lawsuit was filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, the nation’s most powerful law-enforcement agency, against the South Dakota Department of Social Services, which is in charge of helping people deal with social problems. The discrimination case is noteworthy because the Native American man, Cedric Goodman, was applying for a […]

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