Campus Pollution Prevention Information Resources
1. "Greening Campuses"
Ecodemia : Campus Environmental Stewardship at the Turn of the 21st Century : Lessons in Smart Management from Administrators, Staff, and Students by Julian Keniry. out of print
Guides to Pollution Prevention: Research and Educational Institutions EPA-625/7-90-010
2. Laboratory Hazardous Waste Minimization
Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization in Laboratories by Peter A. Reinhardt (Editor), K. Leigh Leonard (Editor), Peter C. Ashbrook (Editor) Price: $89.95 Hardcover - 512 pages (January 1996) Lewis Publishers, Inc.; ISBN: 0873719751
Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessments for Research and Development Laboratories by Jill Engel-Cox, Kim Fowler List Price: $29.95. Paperback (June 1999) Battelle Pr; ISBN: 1574770705
Chemical Health and Safety published by the Division of Chemical Health and Safety, American Chemical Society. Includes a regular column by Peter Ashbrook on hazardous waste minimization, as well as feature articles on the issue
3. Regulatory Issues
Laboratory Safety and Environmental Management, published by Prizim Inc.. Brief articles on regulatory and other laboratory issues. Free issue available from (301) 840-9316. Subscription $250/year
There is also an Lab-XL e-mail list. To subscribe, send SUB LAB-XL your name to or visit http://list.uvm.edu/archives/lab-xl.html
4. Professional Organizations
Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association. Division of the National Safety Council. Conducts an annual summer meeting and performs a benchmarking survey of higher educational institutions.
Laboratory Consortium for Environmental Excellence. Group of New England schools which meet for information sharing on pollution prevention and regulatory relations. Sponsor of New England Laboratories Project XL.
American Chemical Society:
- Division of Chemical Health and Safety. Meets twice annually and publishes a bi-monthly journal mentioned above
- Task Force on Laboratory Waste Management (LABWAM). For more than fifteen years, this group of laboratory safety experts and environmental consultants has focused on reforming the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) so that it adequately addresses the needs of educational and research laboratories.
Lab XL mailing list
5. University Hazardous Waste pages
University of Vermont: A waste program with a Part B permitted facility
Harvard University: Includes waste information specific to Massachusetts
Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst
Univ of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign: Contains a large amount of Laboratory Waste Minimization information
Univ of Wisconsin - Madison
Univ of Minnesota: includes an on-line hazardous waste manual
Stanford University: also includes an on-line hazardous waste manual
University of Wyoming: home of an aggressive hazardous waste minimization program, including 89 ways to reduce laboratory waste
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