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Beautiful gardens begin with healthy soil. The concept of soil quality is the capacity of soil to provide key functions and is measured using a variety of biological, chemical, and physical properties and processes.
Solid waste educational materials produced by CWMI are available to help people make informed decisions about managing wastes.
Appalachian State University has completed a comprehensive waste audit on campus, and has identified a need to reimagine waste stream management.
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.
Large scale composting siting and operations resources
The NYC Compost Project in the Bronx provides compost outreach and education to Bronx community gardeners, schools, residents, organizations, and businesses.
This guide provides an overview for developing and implementing a waste reduction program. It includes a series of worksheets designed to help you conduct a waste assessment and devise a program tailored for your company's specific goals.
A certification program that provides guidelines for "sustainable land design, construction and maintenance practices." SITES can be applied to areas with or without buildings.