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Zero Waste Resources

Check out the links below to learn about Zero Waste Resources and learn about the Zero Waste Alliance (ZWA), whose work involves ongoing corporate consulting, industry working groups as well as in-depth research projects to identify and address barriers

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10/18/19
Waste Audit: Appalachian State University

Consistent with the zero waste commitment, Appalachian State University has completed a comprehensive waste audit on campus, and has identified a need to reimagine their waste stream management. Appalachian State University contracted Kessler Consulting

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10/18/19
EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program Strategic Plan 2017 – 2022

The three strategic priorities chosen as the focus of the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Program for Fiscal Years 2017 to 2022 present significant opportunities for environmental, economic and social results.

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10/16/19
Chemical Hazard Assessments, Protocols, Tools, Programs

The BizNGO Chemical Alternatives Assessment Protocol is a decision framework for substituting chemicals of concern to human health or the environment

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10/16/19
Bartlett: Mulch Application Guidelines

Mulches provide many benefits for trees and shrubs.

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10/15/19
SITES Rating System and Scorecard

Advance your knowledge of sustainable landscapes. A free webinar series by SITES provides more information about sustainable landscape design and development and why they matter, and tips to SITES certification. 

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10/15/19
Material Transfer Agreement: Living Collections Access and Distribution Form

This is an example from Denver Botanic Gardens of a Material Transfer Agreement:
Living Collections Access and Distribution Form. 

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8/21/19
Spruce up! Using green roofs and green spaces to beat the heat

This webinar covers how green roofs and other green spaces are being used to address urban heat across the country.

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7/29/19
Remediating Compacted Soils Compromised

The effects of urban development write a profound signature on the landscape. Soils are inevitably compacted and regraded or paved over.

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7/11/19
Impact of Significant Weather Events on Plant Death in Managed Landscapes

Intensively managed landscapes, like those found in many public gardens, attempt to mitigate the impact of significant weather events through irrigation, improving soil characteristics, and mulching.

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7/9/19

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