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ERIC Number: ED498648
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
Pages: 44
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Tools to Reduce Waste in Schools
US Environmental Protection Agency
This guide was produced to help schools and school districts reduce the amount of waste they generate It shows how to start a waste reduction program or expand an existing one. The booklet shows how such programs can benefit schools, communities, and the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling waste. Each section--schools, school districts, and school business officials--contains audience-specific information and considerations. The guide also provides "10 Steps for Becoming Waste-Free" and "Program Options" which suggest ideas for starting or improving waste reduction programs. Highlighted waste reduction terms throughout this document are defined in the Glossary.
US Environmental Protection Agency. 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. Tel: 202-272-0167; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.