The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable Consumption and Production for Development P

Explore how to create green jobs and construct a resource efficient, low carbon economy while contributing to poverty eleviation via this workshop.

Includes:
Agenda
Background Paper: Sustainable Consumption and Production for Development
Presentations
Meeting Report


Food Waste Assessment Tools

The Excel “Food Waste Management Cost Calculator” estimates the cost competitiveness of alternatives to food waste disposal, including source reduction, donation, composting, and recycling of yellow grease. Specifically, the calculator develops an alternative food waste management scenario based on: Your waste profile; Availability of diversion methods; and Preferences, and Compares cost estimates for a disposal versus an alternative scenario.  In addition to the calculator, other useful tools include:  a Food Waste Assessment Guidebook, a Toolkit for Reducing Wasted Food and Packaging, and Paper Tracking Waste Logs.


Webinar: Regional Planning with Peter Calthorpe

In this latest webinar from the Sustainable Communities Network, award-winning planner Peter Calthorpe shares advice on how to begin, implement and successfully navigate the regional planning process, and ideas about how to leverage regions’ unique qualities to meet fiscal goals, land use challenges and transportation needs.


Wisconsin Green and Healthy Schools Assessment

This Assessment is designed to help your school identify what types of healthy, safe, and environmentally sound activities are already in place and where your school can improve its efforts.


Work for Water

Developed by the American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation, the world’s leading technical experts on drinking water and water quality, this site is packed with resources to find jobs or prepare for rewarding careers in protecting public health and the environment.


World Bioenergy Association (WBA)

The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is dedicated to supporting the global bioenergy sector by promoting the global utilization of bioenergy in a sustainable and economical way. Find reports, news, and other sustainability information and events that address current issues, such as: certification, sustainability, standardization, and bioenergy´s impact on food, land-use and water supply.


World Energy Outlook Special Report 2015: Energy and Climate Change

This report was developed to reconcile the world’s growing energy requirements and the need to halt climate change through an assessment of the energy sector’s climate pledges. It also proposes a strategy to continue economic growth while reaching a peak in global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, highlights the need to develop technologies to transform the global energy system, and recommends strategies on which the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) can build success.


World Happiness Report

 The World Happiness Report is a policy development tool and a means of measurement to effectively assess the progress of nations. The 2015 report emphasizes the trend towards a sustainable future and is designed to help guide the global community towards a more inclusive and sustainable pattern of economic, social and environmental development.


YES!”Magazine Articles on Planet, Peace & Justice, New Economy, People Power, Happiness a

Articles available to share with students from YES Magazine: A Journal of Positive Futures. Covers a variety of topics, including planet, peace & justice, new economy, people power, happiness and other sustainability related topics.


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