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Decreasing Contamination! Understanding the Composition of your Waste Stream AND Let's Explore EPA's Solid Waste Resources!

Recycling contamination has recently become a global concern. High rates of contaminated recycling mixed with recent closures of banned imports has demanded a desperate need for cleaner recycling. A…

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GAME TIME! Construction & Demolitions Landfills - A Board Game

This session takes the admittedly dull and boring subject of regulations and turns them into a fun and instructional board game. In the first part of the session, participants will learn some basic…

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Who Are We to Judge: Assessing Tribal Capacity for Solid Waste Project Funding AND USDA Rural Development Solid Waste Programs and Grant Opportunities

As part of certifying that a tribal solid waste project is 'Ready to Fund', the Indian Health Service collaborates with EPA-ORCR to evaluate a tribes solid waste management capacity. EPA is…

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Not In My Backyard! Addressing Open Dumps on Tribal Lands

There is more than one way to address open dumping. This panel of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Indian Health Service (IHS) speakers will discuss the priority of Open Dump elimination and…

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TRAINING: 2022 Indian General Assistance Program (GAP) Guidance Training: Supporting Tribal Communities Develop their Solid & Hazardous Waste Programs, and Environmental Priorities (part 2)

EPA's American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) published the 2022 GAP Guidance on September 30, 2022, which supersedes the 2013 GAP Guidance. The new Guidance provides opportunities for…

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An Introduction to San Xavier Cooperative Farm

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Virginia LeClere with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Duran Andrews with the…

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Bringing the Tribal Waste Journal to Life: Sustainable Materials Management – Food, Built Environment and Recycling

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Rob Roy with the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, Kristina Torres with the US…

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Blue Lake Rancheria Compost Operation

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Daniel Holsapple and Jacob Pounds with the Blue Lake Rancheria Environmental…

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6 - Writing a Tribal Solid Waste Code - An Alaska IGAP Staff Perspective

This video, presented by Sarah Sherwood, Copper River Native Association, describes her experience writing a Solid Waste Code while working as an IGAP assistant for the Village of Gulkana. A…

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1 - Developing Tribal SW Codes in Alaska - Training Introduction

This video, presented by Julie Jurkowski, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, introduces the Introduction to Developing Tribal Solid Waste Codes in Alaska training. It is one of seven…

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Hazardous Waste Reduction Opportunities in Tribal Communities

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Les Benedict, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.The session will explore opportunities to…

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Solid Waste Code Writing for Tribal Environmental Professionals

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Annie Perry, Snowpony Consulting. Overview of federal, state, and tribal laws…

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Got Worms?

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Page Hingst from the Santee Sioux Nation in Nebraska and Carol Fletcher from the…

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A Recycling Tour in SE Oklahoma

This virtual tour was delivered as an On Demand session at the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020. Come along for a virtual tour of the Choctaw Nation Recycling…

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Infrastructure Task Force Work Team 1 Report: Overcoming Barriers to Sustainable Waste Management in Tribal Communities

This presentation was delivered as an On Demand session at the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Kim Katonica, US Environmental Protection Agency and Rob Roy, La…

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Open Dumps, Sanitation Deficiencies, and Solid Waste Management

This presentation was delivered as an On Demand session at the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Benjamin Shuman, Solid Waste Coordinator, Indian Health Service…

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