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Green Buildings: EPP Update, #10 (see page 8 for article on "EPA Grants Focus on EPP (Hotel Certification)") USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Web site
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
01/01/2002 
Hotels: Ideas for "Greening" Hotels and Travel Plans USA - Green Hotels Association (713) 789-8889

Styrofoam None stated Energy and water conserving
Recycling
Reuse
Source reduction
Waste management
Not available
 
Office Supplies: EPP Update #9 (see article on page 8: "Save Money and the Environment by Meeting Green") USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Alison Kinn Bennett, kinn.alison@epa.gov
None stated None stated Energy conservation
Food donations
Public transportation
Recycling
Waste reduction
Not available
08/01/2001 
Office Supplies: EPP Update, #11 (see page 1 for article on "EPP Pioneers: Planning for a Green Future (Green Conferencing)") USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Contact: Russell Clark (202 564-8856)
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
08/01/2002 
Office Supplies: EPP Update, #12 (see page 9 for article on "Green Meetings Resources") USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Alison Kinn Bennett, kinn.alison@epa.gov
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
01/01/2003 
Office: Green Meetings Tool USA - BlueGreen Meetings

None stated None stated Pollution prevention
Waste management
Not available
None stated 
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 
Sustainable Tourism Canada - North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation's Sustainable Tourism Resource Database info@ccemtl.org

None stated None stated Assessment of environmental impact
Conservation
Conserve energy and water
Conserve local cultural heritage
Environmentally sound planning and siting
Impact minimization
Improve local living conditions and contribute to the local economy
Low impact
Monitoring of existing activities
Preservation of wilderness and biodiversity
Reduce solid waste and harmful or hazardous substances
Use natural resources in a sustainable way
Waste minimization and recycling
Wildlife viewing
Not available
Various 
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 

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