Coral Reefs Contaminated with Cement

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eggzos October 16, 2008 11:58 AM
Hi, My organization is facilitating a series of environmental impact assessment on thousands of cement bags thrown into the coral reef when the cargo vessel was hit by a storm.…

Disposal of Old Meds

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Joanie LIebman Westcliffe June 22, 2008 07:28 PM
I am wondering what is the best way of disposing of old meds. I've just read an email with varying different recommendations, with all but one going into a land fill. Won't that e…

RX Drugs in Water Supples

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Mike Newton-Ward Raleigh June 11, 2008 06:32 AM
Hello, I am interested in initiatives to limit the presence of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in the water supply. I am particularly in initiatives that use a social m…

An Ounce of Prevention...

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Michael Bergman Lacey May 28, 2008 03:20 PM
As with many public environmental agencies, we have for years been spending lots of money on the clean-up and management of toxics. However, we all know -- at least intellectually…

What Do you Do with Old Batteries?

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Ned Crossley Narrogin April 08, 2008 08:48 AM
Hello all Is there anyone on the listserv who can advise on the appropriate, most sustainable way to deal with alkaline and rechargeable batteries at the end of their useable lif…

Behavior Change: Hg Thermostat Recycling

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Michael Bergman Lacey January 15, 2008 06:04 PM
Greetings. Washington State is interested in identifying barriers in the professional contractor community (e.g., HVAC specialists, remodelers) that inhibit participation in …

Pool and Spa Chemical Behavior Change Programs?

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abby boudouris portland July 03, 2007 01:32 PM
Does anyone know about any behavior change programs focusing on the use of Chlorine in home pools and spas? We are specifically looking to avoid the use of Chlorine based products…

Cleaning Materials and Practices

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Patricia Barnes June 08, 2007 08:15 AM
Does anyone have any information or links relating to best practices in minimizing toxics and protecting water quality in relation too cleaning products & practices in the accommo…

Disposing of Old (Mercury Filled) Thermostats?

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nchura May 16, 2007 02:53 PM
Older, non-digital thermostats controlling heating and airconditioning often contain a switch with a significant volume of mercury. I don't have precise amounts, but I guess the m…

Pharmaceutical Take-Back Programs

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Marta Keane Joliet April 05, 2007 02:23 PM
I'm trying to start a program in partnership with pharmacies in Illinois to accept unused or expired medications from citizens for proper destruction. We have always accepted thes…

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