Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce
or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances. Learn about
current green chemistry initiatives and resources available.
DoD Emerging Contaminants
The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Installations & Environment
established the Emerging Contaminants Directorate in 2006 to help the Department
of Defense (DoD) proactively approach emerging contaminant issues. It enables
the DoD to have a fully informed, risk based investment decision process
that protects human health and DoD operational capabilities. Learn about
their strategic goals for emerging contaminants.
Access to timely, accurate and actionable chemical use and inventory data is a critical component of any chemical management program. Potential solutions include customized software development, commercial chemical management software, and chemical management service provider software. Learn more about these alternatives.
Resource Management (RM)
RM is a contracting model for solid waste management where waste generators
and contractors share financial benefits from “resource efficiency” innovations,
including source reduction, reuse, recycling and composting. Access tools,
case studies, and learn more about the RM concept.