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The Difference Between Zero Waste to Landfill and Zero Waste
7.12.16
Source: Waste360, 7/12/16
Summary: The zero waste journey involves a constant evaluation about materials choices and a strong commitment to eliminating waste, not just treating it.

Virgin Atlantic just used behavioral science to 'nudge' its pilots into using less fuel. It worked.
6.23.16
Source: Washington Post, 6/22/16
Summary: In an unusual experiment that could have major implications for the role of corporations in fighting climate change, Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways recently teamed up with economists to try to "nudge" the company's pilots to use less fuel, using a variety of behavioral interventions.

The vicious cycle that makes people afraid to talk about climate change
5.13.16
Source: Washington Post, 5/12/16
Summary: If you want to understand why it is that on a planet wracked by climate change, people still don't talk much about climate change, then this may be the key: They're people.

The $100 billion business case for safer chemistry
5.6.16
Source: GreenBiz, 5/6/16
Summary: After new chemistry policies from the like of Target, Walmart and Kaiser Permanente, the economics of green alternatives are increasingly favorable.

Researchers Aim to Put Carbon Dioxide Back to Work
5.3.16
Source: New York Times, 5/3/16
Summary: The X Prize Foundation has created a $20 million prize for teams that by 2020 come up with technologies to turn CO2 captured from smokestacks of coal- or gas-fired power plants into useful products.

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Storm Drain
The Industrial Stormwater Permit Guide is now available. This guide explains federal stormwater regulations for business, and the options available for compliance.

Hazardous Waste ManifestWatch the PNEAC Hazardous Waste Manifest Training Video

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The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership is an independent registration organization that recognizes those printers that have met the criteria that define sustainable business practices. Please visit the SGP website for more information.

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