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Green Corrections


Architecture & Green Facilities

Campbell, Terry, 2016

Painting Correctional Institutions Green: How Using Green Technology Can Reduce Correctional Institution Costs

Wells, Doris, 2015

This article provides correctional administrators with a comprehensive and informative discussion of how green technologies can reduce their operating costs.

NIC Green Corrections Resource Page [Website]

National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 2015

Resilience in Corrections: A Proactive Approach to Changing Conditions: A Proactive Approach to Changing Conditions

Connelly, Michael and David Feldman, 2014

"This white paper describes the issues facing corrections policy and leadership as the impacts of climate change and its related consequences confront departments, agencies, and facilities in coming years."

Document ID: 028089

Green Corrections: Resources for Criminal Justice Professionals and Community Partners

National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Information Center, 2014

"This annotated bibliography by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) includes resources for people interested in developing new green programs or improving the maintenance of existing ones."

Document ID: 028124

The Green Corrections Challenge-National Institute of Corrections [Audio]

Connelly, Mike; Stephanie Davison; Leonard Sipes; 2014

"This program addressed Green Corrections and the Green Corrections Challenge; an effort to document what agencies are doing to support environmental improvements within correctional facilities." 028149

Green Corrections Symposium Notes

National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Information Center, 2014

"Best practices within the green corrections framework of correctional facilities, education and training, and reentry programs."

Document ID: 029714

The Green Corrections Project: Action Plans and Lessons Learned

Davison, Stephanie; National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 2013

"This report is a great description of the three-phase Green Corrections project, sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC)."

Document ID: 026941

Oregon Sustainability 2013 Innovation

Oregon Department of Corrections, 2013

"The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) is committed to sustainable operations to protect our natural environment and improve quality of life for healthier communities."

Document ID: 028428

Sustainability in Prisons

Washington State Department of Corrections, Sustainability in Prisons Project (SPP), 2013

“A look at the past, present, and future of the Sustainability in Prisons Project in Washington state commemorating the 5th anniversary of the project's inception."

Document ID: 027531

The Greening of Corrections: Creating a Sustainable System

Feldbaum, Mindy, Frank Greene, Sarah Kirschenbaum, Debbie Mukamal, Megan Welsh, and Raquel Pinderhughes, AED, National Institute for Work and Learning, National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 2011

"This publication provides correctional professionals with a framework to gain a general understanding of sustainability practices and principles and to identify examples of operations, programs, and management strategies for self-sustaining facilities."

Document ID: 024914