EE Organizations and Projects - Solid Waste
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Links on this page include organizations and projects primarily concerned with education about solid waste production and disposal, recycling and pollution prevention.
You will also find topic-specific information on EE-Link in these other areas:
Environmental Information (key links for information and organizations)
Classroom Resources (activities and materials for EE).
Lesson Plans (preK-12 lesson plans for the classroom).
SRI, a unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, is an industry association that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel products. SRI offers publications, fact sheets, an interactive kids site (FREE registration required), and educational activities related to steel recycling.
The URL is: http://www.recycle-steel.org/education.html
ISWA promotes and develops professional solid waste management. Specific goals are protecting human health, natural resources and the
environment; providing information; promoting research and development, education and training; influencing policies by providing advice and
serving its membership.
The URL is: http://www.iswa.org/
The purpose is to leverage available resources of participating states and local governments to share P2 information and technical expertise, promote pollution prevention within the region, and to assist service providers in solving a wide range of pollution prevention problems.
The URL is: http://www.westp2net.org/
Organization supporting the environmental agencies of the States and trust territories. Most of its work is done through its
subcommittees on such issues as solid waste, hazardous waste, tanks, training and information exchange, and waste pollution prevention.
The URL is: http://www.astswmo.org/
Professional Institute for waste Managers providing conference, exhibition, training, and technical publication services to the industry.
The URL is: http://www.iwm.co.uk/