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Greening Education: APPA Releases Two Publications on Environmental Sustainability
APPA, the association promoting leadership in educational facilities, recently published two books on environmental sustainability and green practices.
The anthology, The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability, explores the meaning of genuine environmental sustainability-in global and local terms-while profiling excellent campus environmental programs. Editor Walter Simpson — a 25-year veteran of green campus advocacy — includes essays from top campus environment leaders and advocates, addressing various opportunities for campus greening and offering guidance and inspiration to those who promote sustainability within institutions of higher education. View the table of contents and read the introduction to The Green Campus.
The second edition of the Environmental Compliance Assistance Guide for Colleges and Universities, updates the key environmental rules and regulations affecting the physical surroundings of educational institutions. Published in partnership with the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Manageùment Association (CSHEMA), this comprehensive guide includes abstracts of 32 programs derived from eight environmental statutes that have been the focus of EPA inspections on college campuses in recent years.
The guide also provides elements of an effective program for environmental management and compliance; a regulatory and campus programs matrix; and legislative/regulatory program summaries for the Clean Air and Clean Water acts, CERCLA, EPCRA, FIFRA, RCRA, and more. View the table of contents and read the introduction to the Environmental Compliance Assistance Guide.
For more information or to order the publications, visit www.appa.org/bookstore or call 703-684-1446.