Becoming a Green Star:
A Waste Reduction Guide for Anchorage Businesses

This waste reduction guide is an essential reference for any business, organization, government agency, or school working toward a Green Star or Air Quality Award. The guide provides tips, ideas, examples, and resources for implementing the standards. It also provides examples of opportunities implemented by other Green Star Awardees.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction PDF HTML
Chapter 2. Conducting an Assessment PDF HTML
Chapter 3. Recycling PDF HTML
Chapter 4. Waste Prevention PDF HTML
Chapter 5. Purchasing PDF HTML
Chapter 6. Energy Conservation PDF HTML
Chapter 7. Water Quality and Conservation PDF HTML
Chapter 8. Air Quality Improvement PDF HTML
Chapter 9. Toxic Substance Reduction PDF HTML
Chapter 10. Outreach, Education, and Training PDF HTML
Chapter 11. Resources PDF HTML
Appendix A. Green Star Waste Reduction Assessment Worksheet   DOC
Appendix B. Green Star Air Emissions Assessment Worksheet   XLS
Appendix C. Additional Materials Recycled in Anchorage PDF DOC

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