some of our favorite green resources...
BIODEGRADABLE PRODUCTS INSTITUTE
Learn how the BPI label sets scientifically based standards for materials composted in large scale, commercial facilities.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP
Excellent research on environmental health and consumer guides to help you find the safest products in all areas of your life.
FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
What does that 'FSC Certified' label mean?
Dealing with food waste
OHIO FOOD SCRAPS RECOVERY INITIATIVE
Resources & tips for putting food waste to work
OHIO EPA COMPOSTING PAGE
Access resources on composting and a map of Food Scraps Composting Facilities in the state
REDUCING WASTED FOOD & PACKAGING: A GUIDE FOR FOOD SERVICES AND RESTAURANTS
A toolkit from the EPA that will walk you through reducing waste and saving money with strategies and case studies.
COMPOST COLLECTION AND DROP OFF IN CENTRAL OHIOINNOVATIVE ORGANICS RECYCLING
Small to institutional scale commercial & residential organics collection in the greater Columbus area
Small and medium scale commercial and residential organics collection in Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati
Small scale commercial organic collection in Columbus
Compost collection or drop-off, serving Athens, The Plains and Chauncey
HELP WITH ZERO WASTE
GREEN EVENT GUIDE
A guide to hosting sustainable outdoor events from the City of Columbus.
OHIO EPA ZERO WASTE SPECIAL EVENT PLANNING GUIDE
Learn how to reduce waste at your meetings, conferences and events.
ZERO WASTE ALLIANCE
Learn about this new paradigm of a future without waste.
ZERO WASTE EVENT PLANNING GUIDE
A step-by-step guide, compiled by folks in Northeast Ohio.
ZERO WASTE EVENT PRODUCTIONS
A special program of Rural Action's Appalachia Ohio Zero Waste Initiative that can help you plan or orchestrate your zero waste event
FOR HOSPITALS & INSTITUTIONS
HEALTH CARE WITHOUT HARM:
SUSTAINABILITY ROADMAP FOR HOSPITALS:
Support as your institution makes the switch.
Rethinking Total Cost of Ownership and decoding "Ecolabels."