International Organization of Standardization
This international body is responsible for the development and publication of ISO 14000 and other standards provides information on principles behind the ISO 14000 standard, its key elements, and benefits. The ISO 14000 Information Center contains news releases, overviews, training information, as well as a list of ISO 14000-certified companies (click on "Community" to view the database). ISO 14000 / ISO 14001 Environmental Management explains each of these standards and provides a series of easy-to-use resources and guides. The National Database on Environmental Management Systems is a research study of facilities that are implementing environmental management systems such as ISO 14001.
Healthcare Guide to Pollution Prevention Implementation through Environmental Management Systems
Produced by the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC), Healthcare Guide to Pollution Prevention Implementation through Environmental Management Systems presents industry-specific tips, resources, and relevant case studies.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)
NYSDEC provides organizations with the information they need to better understand the Environmental Management Systems (EMS) concept, as well as the tools to effectively develop an EMS at their organization.
Polymer Chemistry at LaSalle University
An educational website detailing the science of polymers, developed by the Physical Chemistry On-Line (PCOL) consortium with funding in part from the National Science Foundation's Division of Undergraduate Education.
Polymer Science Learning Center
An educational website detailing the science of polymers, co-developed by the the Department of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Wisconsin at Steven's Point, and the Chemical Heritage Foundation with funding in part from the National Science Foundation Materials Division.
United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Environmental Management Systems
USEPA and its Region 2 office provide information and resources related to environmental management systems for businesses, associations, the public, and state and federal agencies.
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