WSPPN Newsletter - June 2016

Safer Alternative to Floor Wax Stripper
Dr. Katy Wolf presented the findings and results of a project that addressed three methods for reducing or eliminating the risk of exposure to these strippers to maintenance workers, students, teachers, building workers and the general public. 

              EPA Tools              
Charting a Path Towards Zero Waste
The Managing and Transforming Waste Streams Tool: Explore 100 policies and programs communities can implement to reduce the amount of waste disposed in landfills and promote waste prevention and materials reuse across waste generation sectors.  Access city and county ordinance, contract, and franchise agreement language and program websites. Learn more

New Climate Friendly Purchasing Toolkit
The West Coast Climate and Materials Management Forum just released its Climate Friendly Purchasing Toolkit, which is a great resource for any public or private organization looking to reduce the GHG footprint of their supply chain. Learn more

  Regional Activities  


The State of Hawaii has a bold energy agenda - to achieve 100 percent clean energy by the year 2045!
Upcoming Events

NELHA Energy Storage Conference
September 12-13, 2016
Sheraton Kona at Keauhou Bay

Past Events

VERGE Hawaii 2016 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

VERGE Hawaii was a live and virtual event held June 21-23 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu. The event  was targeted to those seeking to seize the renewable energy opportunity, whether in Hawaii or elsewhere, by learning from leaders already working to build a sustainable energy future.

Click here to watch the archive event.


            P2 in Transportation          
What vehicle tire strategies and technologies are available to save fuel?
(Source: Clean Cities Technical Response Service Team -
US Department of Energy)
It's easy to understand why tires are essential to a vehicle, but tires also play an important role in your vehicle's fuel economy . Tires affect resistance on the road and, therefore, how hard the engine needs to work to move the vehicle. By maintaining proper tire inflation or investing in low rolling resistance or super-single tires , you can improve your vehicle's fuel economy. Whether you drive a light-duty (LDV) or heavy-duty vehicle (HDV), there is a tire strategy or technology to help you increase your miles per gallon (mpg).

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University of Nevada Reno

Business Environmental Program


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