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Agricultural Technologies USA - Energy Ideas Clearinghouse (reports, articles, case studies, environmental standards and programs, and organizations) 1-800-872-3568, info@EnergyIdeas.org

None stated None stated None stated
Not available
10/24/03 
Chemicals: EPP Update, #12 (see page 1 for article on "Buying Biobased - Implications of the 2002 Farm Bill" - plans to designate products in the following categories: landscaping products and compost, agricultural chemicals) USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Jim Darr, darr.james@epa.gov
None stated None stated Biobased materials
Not available
01/01/2003 
Green Buildings: EPP Update #8 (see page 1 for article on "Profile of a Pioneer: Greening Up at RTP (sustainable construction and landscaping)") USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Chris Kent, kent.christopher@epa.gov
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
02/01/2001 
Green Buildings: Sustainable Project Rating Tool USA - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Web site

Urea formaldehyde resins VOCs
Poisons
Toxics
Alternative transportation
Brownfield redevelopment
Building reuse
Certified wood
Commissioning procedures
Distributed generation technology
Energy efficiency
Erosion control
Facility reuse
Greenfield preservation
Heat island reduction
Holistic delivery
IAQ monitoring
Increased ventillation effectiveness
Local materials
Noise control
Occupant comfort
Ozone depletion reduction
Recycled content materials
Reduced air pollution
Reduced exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
Reduced light pollution
Reduced site disturbance
Reduced water consumption
Renewable energy
Renewable materials
Site environment management and mitigation plan
Site selection
Stormwater management
Waste reduction
Water efficient landscaping
Water quality control

06/01/02 
Green Building: How to Become a Member of the U.S. Communities Government Cooperative Purchasing Program -- Purchasing Green Industrial Supplies USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated None stated Recycled content
Reduced waste

 
Green Building: Pennsylvania Green Building Operations and Maintenance Manual USA - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of General Services (with Green Seal)

None stated None stated Green building

01/01/03 
Health Effects and Hazardous Substances: Landscape/Yard Products USA - Household Products Database Web site

None stated None stated None stated

 
Hoses (soaker) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

None stated None stated Recycled content

 
Hydraulic Mulch and Hydroseeding USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated Pesticides Recycled content
Reduced pesticide
Reduced waste
Water conservation

2002 
Integrated Pest Management, Policy and Guidelines USA - King County Web site

None stated Pesticides None stated
Not available
08/12/99 
Landscape Mulch USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated Pesticides Recycled content
Reduced pesticide
Reduced waste
Water conservation

2002 
Landscaping: EPP Case Study - The City of Santa Monica's Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Efforts (see page 22 for section on Integrated Pest Management) USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Contact: Deborah Raphael, Santa Monica Environmental Programs Division, 310 458-2255
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Not available
01/01/98 
Landscaping: Parks and Recreation, Landscaping, Recycled Rubber Products, Compost, Organic Turf Management Canada - City of Richmond, British Columbia - Environmental Purchasing Guide 604-276-4000

None stated None stated Certified organic lawn care practices
Meet or exceed applicable governmental and industrial safety and performance standards
Non-toxic
Organic waste reduction
Recycled content
Waste reduction

02/01/01 
Overview of Environmental Marketing Claims USA - Federal Trade Commission (FTC) FTC, Division of Enforcement, 202-326-2996

None stated None stated Biodegradable
CFC-free
Compostable
Degradable
Ozone-friendly
Ozone-safe
Photodegradable
Recyclable
Recycled content
Refillable
Source reduction
The following claims are discussed: Substantiated scientific evidence
Third-party certification
Not available
05/01/00 
Plastic Temporary Fencing USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated None stated Recycled content
Reduced waste

2002 
Specification for certified recycled content USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

None stated None stated Performance specifications
Postconsumer waste
Postindustrial waste
Recyclable
Recycled content
Recycled materials

None stated 
Waste at Work: Prevention Strategies for the Bottom Line USA - INFORM, Inc. Web site

None stated Chlorine
Cadmium
Cobalt
VOCs
Bleaches (including chlorine)
CFCs
Toluene
Naphthalene
Phthalates
Phosphates
Phosphonates
Arsenic
Chromium
Lead
Nickel
Selenium
Ethylene glycol
Herbicides
Pesticides
Fertilizers
Formaldehyde
Concentrated/bulk products
Donating excess products/materials
Durability
Energy efficiency
Extended warranties
Locally produced products
Low toxicity
Low VOC content
Materials exchange program
Organic-content materials
Preventative maintenance
Recyclable
Recycled content
Reduced bulk mailings
Reduced food waste
Reduced packaging
Reduced paper use
Reduced watering
Remanufactured products
Repairability
Reusability
Reusable packaging
Routine maintenance
Short distribution distances
Surplus materials program
Tree-free content
Upgradable
Vendor training
Water efficiency

01/01/02 
Xeriscaping USA - Austin Green Builder Program: Sourcebook Web site

None stated None stated Energy efficiency
Recycled content materials
Waste reduction
Water efficiency

01/01/94 

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