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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
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.
Mulches provide many benefits for trees and shrubs.
This is an example from Denver Botanic Gardens of a Material Transfer Agreement:
Living Collections Access and Distribution Form.
This webinar covers how green roofs and other green spaces are being used to address urban heat across the country.
The effects of urban development write a profound signature on the landscape. Soils are inevitably compacted and regraded or paved over.
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.
A strategic framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Cities utilize climate action plans as roadmaps for achieving emissions reductions and improving community resilience.
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.
Learn about water conservation and reuse at a higher education institution and how that might be applied in a college/university garden setting or at public gardens in a variety of settings/governance structures.