Tag Archives: EPA

Jul
18
2013
The Clothes Make the Man... Sick? Greening the Dry Cleaning Industry

<p>Irving Rusinow, May 1941. Coosa Valley, Alabama. Newly completed bunk house over dry cleaning establishment at Childersburg. By 1941, perchloroethylene was recognized as a powerful stain removing agent and had been adopted by dry cleaning operations around the country.</p>

<p>Irving Rusinow, May 1941. Coosa Valley, Alabama. Newly completed bunk house over dry cleaning establishment at Childersburg. By 1941, perchloroethylene was recognized as a powerful stain removing agent and had been adopted by dry cleaning operations around the country.</p>

<p>Irving Rusinow, May 1941. Coosa Valley, Alabama. Newly completed bunk house over dry cleaning establishment at Childersburg. By 1941, perchloroethylene was recognized as a powerful stain removing agent and had been adopted by dry cleaning operations around the country.</p>

<p>Irving Rusinow, May 1941. Coosa Valley, Alabama. Newly completed bunk house over dry cleaning establishment at Childersburg. By 1941, perchloroethylene was recognized as a powerful stain removing agent and had been adopted by dry cleaning operations around the country.</p>

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Shannon recently completed a master’s degree in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the religious dimensions of social and environmental justice movements in the twentieth-century American South. Before moving to North Carolina, Shannon...
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Dec
19
2012
Supply Chain Requirement: Transportation - Rail Freight

Sector name: Transportation and Warehousing: Rail Freight SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   CSX Norfolk Southern (NS) Burlington Northern & Santa Fe (BNSF) Union Pacific (UP) Kansas City Southern (KCS) Canadian National Railway (CN) Canadian Pacific (CP)   Major Issues While rail is more fuel efficient than trucks, they …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Dec
4
2012
Supply Chain Requirements: Trucking and Freight Industry

Sector Name: Transportation – Trucking/Freight SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   J.B. Hunt UPS Atlas U-Haul FedEx DHL C&K Trucking Con-Way International: YRC Worldwide   Major Issues   The biggest issues with freight trucking managing the truck emissions that are harmful to air quality.  This involves either reducing fuel …

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Sep
15
2011
Recycling

What It Is Recycling is the practice of breaking down an old product, such as a plastic bottle or an aluminum can, and using it to create a new one. Recycling reduces the need to harvest new natural resources produce products.   While the first two goals should always be …

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Sep
12
2011
Disposing of Hazardous Waste

What It Is Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. They include commercial products, such as cleaning fluids or pesticides, and some by-products of manufacturing processes.[1] Hazardous waste should not be dumped …

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Sep
12
2011
Solid Waste Audits

What It Is A solid waste audit helps an organization understand its waste production and disposal. During a solid waste audit, an employee or auditor will examine the sources, composition, weight, volume, and end location of an organization’s waste.The organization can then use the audit’s results to reduce its waste …

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Oct
28
2009
How to Green the Office

Are you interested in sustainability but don’t know where to make the first step? Here are a few small tips that will get you started towards a more cost-efficient and eco-friendly workplace. Print green and share documents electronically. Encourage your employees to think twice before printing. By using smaller margins, …

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