Northeast P2 and Sustainability Newsletter Now On-line

The Northeast Waste Management Officials Association (NEWMOA) has moved their quarterly newsletter to an electronic format.

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Topics from the current issue include:

Greening Hospitality in Connecticut
The CT DEEP has been conducting a number of outreach initiatives for lodging facilities…(read more)

Reducing Use of Perc by Dry Cleaners in Massachusetts
The MA Environmental Results Program (ERP) has documented significant reductions in the use of perchloroethylene by dry cleaners…(read more)

Reducing Hazardous Waste  in New Hampshire

NH DES is  reaching out to small and full quantity hazardous waste generators in need of assistance…(read more)

Making New York’s Healthcare Sector More Sustainable

The NYSP2I has engaged in sustainability outreach and assistance with healthcare facilities…(read more)

Incorporating Sustainable Energy in Rhode Island WWTFs

NBC, RIDEM, URI, EPA Region 1, RIMES and NGrid are partnering on a Sustainable Energy Program for WWTFs to promote practices, procedures, policies, and energy-efficient technologies…(read more)

Advancing P2 at Vermont Golf Courses
The Vermont Business Environmental Partnership (VBEP) recently launched a Green Links Initiative to recognize sustainable practices at golf courses…(read more)

Helping to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Region 1

EPA Region 1 has been working to reduce diesel emissions in the freight sector…(read more)

Supporting Green Restaurants in Region 2

EPA Region 2 has awarded two grants to the NYSRAEF to assist restaurants in reducing their energy and water consumption and use of hazardous cleaning chemicals…(read more)

Promoting Sustainable Lodging in the Northeast

NEWMOA has supported a regional Sustainable Hospitality Workgroup to advance such projects as the National Sustainable Lodging Network and Green Lodging Calculator(read more)