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US Department of Energy: Waste Management

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management's goals include minimizing the waste generated by DOE, and pursuing compliance with all applicable environmental regulations. The Waste Management Web site contains information on how the DOE directs the treatment, storage, and disposal of waste generated by DOE's activities, nuclear and otherwise. A whole host of reports and...

For readers who want to stay up to speed on developments in the worldwide recycling and solid waste industry, Waste360 is a valuable resource. Describing itself as "the leading information, event, commerce, and education provider to the solid waste, recycling, organics, and sustainable communities," Waste360 offers comprehensive, regularly updated industry news from a business perspective. The...
TeachEngineering: 3RC (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Compost)

Funded by the National Science Foundation, TeachEngineering is a robust digital library of standards-aligned K-12 STEM curriculum materials. This particular lesson was designed for students in grades 3-5 and meets Next Generation Science Standards. In this lesson, students become familiar with the concept of the 3RC (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Compost) and learn about the steps of integrated...