EPA's High School Environmental Center
Provides information about environmental issues to help students protect the environment. Topics include waste and recycling, air, water, conservation, ecosystems, health and safety, and community resources.
Use interactive maps and tools to answer popular questions about environmental conditions affecting air, land and water in your community; and learn what is being done locally to protect the environment.
Search Your Community
Enter your zip code and choose from four databases to retrieve environmental information about your community.
Find an Answer or Ask a Question
Search frequently asked questions or submit your own question about hazardous and nonhazardous waste issues and topics.
Glossaries of Waste Terms
This Web site provides links to a list of acronyms used by EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and environmental glossaries, including EPA’s "Terms of Environment".
Envirofacts Data Warehouse
Provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States. You can search for information on waste sites and waste activities by going to the Waste area.
Allows you to search for information related to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations which govern the management of solid and hazardous waste. You can easily locate information through various search functions. Topic areas range from batteries and used oil to waste treatment and management.
Collection of Solid Waste Resources
This CD contains more than 300 publications on waste. There are alphabetical and topic indexes. Topics covered include reuse and recycling, buying recycled, hazardous waste management, composting, and used motor oil.
International Waste Activities
Learn about international waste agreements, import/export requirements, and international initiatives. Explore international resources section for directories of Web resources and environmental innovations.