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September 19th, 2016 Smarter DC Toolkits

The Smarter DC Challenge strives to make environmentally friendly choices as easy as possible. Use these toolkits to improve your sustainability practices and your workplace: This Health and Pollution Prevention Toolkit has been produced to assist District of Columbia organizations and building owners and managers make the most of the opportunity to focus on physical, emotional, and […]

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September 8th, 2016 Smarter DC Challenge Health and Pollution Prevention Toolkit

This Health and Pollution Prevention Toolkit has been produced to assist District of Columbia organizations and building owners and managers make the most of the opportunity to focus on physical, emotional, and nutritional wellbeing by going beyond simply safeguarding, and actually enhancing, the health of employees, tenants, patrons, and facilities staff. This toolkit provides strategies […]

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September 8th, 2016 Smarter DC Challenge Sustainable Purchasing Toolkit

This Sustainable Purchasing Toolkit provides recommendations for more environmentally friendly purchasing for products commonly purchased by a variety of buildings and organizations. This Toolkit will help your organization take steps toward more comprehensively addressing sustainability across all components of your purchasing; providing actionable and pragmatic strategies to build your sustainable purchasing program. This Toolkit covers […]

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August 4th, 2016 “An Integrative Business Model for Net Zero Energy Districts” by RMI

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released a new report, An Integrative Business Model for Net Zero Energy Districts, revealing an innovative new approach to achieving net zero energy at a district scale that is life-cycle cost neutral compared to business as usual with lower first costs to developers. While many elements are broadly replicable, this business […]

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August 3rd, 2016 Resilience Builder Toolkit

Toolkit developed by Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience  (LACCDR) for building resilience in communities. Resilience Builder is presented in six sections and offers strategies to increase resilience.   resilience-builder

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August 3rd, 2016 Water and Climate Resilience Center

RAND has established the RAND Water and Climate Resilience Center, or WCRC, to address changing how we plan, build, and organize our societal systems to become more resilient to climate change. See resources available here.

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August 3rd, 2016 Resilience: Learn and Tell Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to teach people about community resilience so that they can then educate others about resilience and resilience building. It uses a train-the-trainer approach. The LEARN section of the toolkit educates community members or organizations about basic community resilience concepts by providing definitions, stories, and additional resources. The TELL section provides tips, […]

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August 3rd, 2016 Getting to Net Zero

NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) paper that covers net zero buildings and several strategies to get to net zero as a business.   NREL Getting to Net Zero

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August 3rd, 2016 Video: Implement A Sustainable Purchasing Policy

Courtesy of Conserve: Every purchase is an opportunity to choose a sustainable product or service for your restaurant. Watch this video and consider the attributes of the products your company buys. Watch video here.

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August 3rd, 2016 Video: Save Water in Your Restaurant: Reduce Water Use in Landscaping and Outdoor Maintenance

Courtesy of Conserve: How you manage your landscaping is as important as how you manage water inside the four walls of your restaurant. Every drop counts and every drop costs so listen in for a few handy tips. Watch video here. 

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