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Cornell Waste Management Institute

Solid waste educational materials produced by CWMI are available to help people make informed decisions about managing wastes.

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10/18/19
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
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
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
Making Sustainable Selections for Your Seasonal Color Plants

Seasonal color plants add to the beauty and ever-changing nature of the garden. These seasonal color plants each have different growing requirements, transportation distances, display durations, etc.

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7/9/19
Why Are Soils a Problem in Landscape Design and Construction?

There is a soil-plant continuum—an ecological symbiosis—that is essential for the growth and sustainability of all vegetation.

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6/28/19
OSHA’s Top 10: An Analysis of the Most Cited Workplace Safety Violations in 2018

In September 2018, OSHA released its latest “Top 10” list of most frequently cited workplace violation. While most of the list remains unchanged, personal protective equipment violations (1926.102) were added to the list this year.

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5/28/19
Carbon, Crops and Covers

This webinar will demonstrate the role carbon plays in crop rotations with cover crops. Participate in this training to learn how carbon enters the plant and ultimately the soil.

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3/29/19

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