Please scroll through these various materials for ideas and guidance on what other sustainability minded businesses have used to make decisions.



Climate Corps Handbook (A thorough guide for making energy efficiency investments in commercial buildings)

CHP for Hospitals (A presentation over power cogeneration for hospitals and other facilities)

Earth911 EPR Guide (A consumer advocate’s guide to extended producer responsibility, or recycling “take back” programs)

Energy Saver (A myriad of energy-saving resources from the US Department of Energy)

Green Business Checklists (Criteria used to judge businesses by their sector)

Green Business Guidebooks (A few industry specific guidebooks on saving resources and cutting costs)

Green Contractor Guide (Find the right contractor for your green project)

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics (A Greenpeace guide for choosing electronics

Healthy Building (A fact sheet reviewing the use of toxic materials in building construction and considerations to be made)

NERC (A variety of resources for sustainable practices from the Northeast Recycling Council)

NDEQ (Nebraska’s department of environmental quality)

NRDC Green Business Guides (A series of guides for saving money and resources  from the Natural Resources Defense Council)

O*NET Green Jobs Directory (Listings of green jobs and outlooks by sector)

Scrap Recycling Fact Sheets (Resources for different materials from the Institute of Scrap Recycling)

Sustainable Measures (Developing sustainability indicators for businesses)

Sustainability Reports (A variety of sustainability reports from multinational companies)

US Department of Energy: Advanced Manufacturing Office (A diversity of resources for manufacturing)

Walmart Sustainability Index (A Walmart questionnaire to its suppliers, with background on the importance of certain behaviors)

WBCSD Publications (Publications catered directly to the needs of a sustainable business)

WBCSD Sustainability Reports (The latest sustainability reports from members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development)

WasteCap's Mission Statement

Our Mission: Eliminating waste in Nebraska through innovation, education and policy change.