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Resources for Businesses, States, and Local Governments

Tools and Resources

Sustainable Materials Management

  • Food Recovery Challenge helps grocers, universities, stadiums, and other venues reduce their food waste as much as possible.
  • Electronics Challenge helps manufacturers and retailers promote responsible electronics recycling.
  • Federal Green Challenge helps federal agencies lead by example and reduce their environmental footprint.
  • WasteWise encourages organizations and businesses to achieve sustainability in their practices and reduce waste.

Industrial Materials Recycling

Hazardous Waste Recycling