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Cradle to Cradle, Remaking the Way We Make Things
Type: BiblioResources (Books)
Summary: NonFiction

Authors, William McDonough and Michael Braungart

ISBN 0865475873 April 22, 2002

These authors examine the way things are produced and recycled and how humans consume. They want to eliminate waste altogether yet preserve...

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Environmentally Preferable LED Exit Signs: Saving Money and Protecting the Environment Through Energy Efficiency
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet from INFORM, Inc. discusses LED exit signs; these signs are more energy efficient than fluorescent lamp exit signs and contain no mercury. One fluorescent lamp exit sign can contain more than 10 mg of mercury. Topics covered in this fact shee...
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Green Schools Checklist: Environmental Actions for Schools to Consider (PDF)
Type: Checklist
Summary: This checklist offers tips and resources to help schools identify opportunities to “green” their buildings and operations, ranging from the solid waste they generate, to the indoor environment they provide, to the energy and supplies they consume. Emphasis has...
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High-Bay Lighting: Opportunities for Mercury Reduction and Energy Efficiency
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet from INFORM, Inc. focuses on high-bay lighting, a type of lighting used in high-ceiling areas to light surfaces more than 15 feet away. This type of lighting is often used in warehouses, gymnasiums, manufacturing facilities and warehouse-type...
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Lowdown on Mercury in Fluorescent Lamps (The)
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet from INFORM, Inc. discusses how to tell if a lamp is “low-mercury,” the amount of mercury in a typical fluorescent lamp, EPA’s Toxic Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP), a comparison of TCLP compliant and non-TCLP lamps, and information on...
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Mercury-containing Lamps and EPA’s Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP)
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet from INFORM, Inc. explains the U.S. EPA’s Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP). The U.S. EPA has identified 40 toxic chemicals that can cause harm when products containing them are disposed of in landfills and the chemicals leach...
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