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Plastic Pots and The Green Industry: Production, Use, Disposal and Environmental Impacts

The green industry is the driver of plastic plant pot production and use. This report describes the
development of this industry, its phenomenal growth and successes, and the resulting significant
negative ecological effects from the...

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3/19/21
MoBot's 'Planet Doctor' Discusses 50th Earth Day, Sustainability Amid Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted questions about ways to be sustainable at a time when single-use goods are preferred. The outbreak has also led to a decrease in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, albeit temporary. 

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4/27/20
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan

This Plan is intended to outline plans for preparing for emergencies and for immediate response and short-term recovery efforts in an emergency. In addition, it contains plans for the security of the Arboretum's living and non-living collections and...

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12/5/19
New Tools for Identifying and Prioritizing Range Shifting Invasive Plants

Join Jenica Allen and Bethany Bradley to learn about new tools for identifying and prioritizing range-shifting invasive plants coming soon to a landscape near you. Whether you’re a property owner, land manager, landscape professional, or policymaker,...

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11/25/19
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. Also, learn where the carbon is located in a plant and the role exudates...

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3/29/19
Mulch Type and Depth, Herbicide Formulation, and Postapplication Irrigation Volume Influence on Control of Common Landscape Weed Species

Mulch is often applied in landscape planting beds for weed control, but little research has focused specifically on mulch and preemergence (PRE) herbicide combinations. The objectives of this research were to determine the efficacy of herbicide + mulch...

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2/22/19
Cornell Waste Management Institute Resources

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

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11/1/15
Waste Audit Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University has completed a comprehensive waste audit on campus, and has identified a need to reimagine waste stream management.

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11/1/15
Zero Waste Resources

Zero Waste means designing and managing products and processes to systematically avoid and eliminate the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources, and not burn or bury them.

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11/1/15
Cornell Waste Management Institute Composting Resources

Large scale composting siting and operations resources

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11/1/15
NYC Compost Project in the Bronx

The NYC Compost Project in the Bronx provides compost outreach and education to Bronx community gardeners, schools, residents, organizations, and businesses. The NYC Compost Project is funded and managed by the Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and...

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11/1/15