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Green Corrections Symposium Notes

This document looks at innovative green practices in the corrections field shared at the 2014 Green Corrections Symposium.

A New Life Behind Bars: A Prison Retrofit

This innovatively designed report examines how a prison could become more sustainable and save costs.

Oregon Sustainability 2013

This publication illustrates how the Oregon DOC is working on increasing its sustainable operations. 

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

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".

Sustainability in Prisons

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.

The Green Corrections Project: Action Plans and Lessons Learned

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

greenprisons.org

“Your Source for News and Information on Environmentally Responsible Products and Services in the Corrections Industry.”

Greening Corrections: People, Programs, and Practices [Satellite/Internet Broadcast held July 14, 2010]

This program will increase environmental awareness and focus attention on the need for more energy and resource efficient facilities.

Greening Juvenile Justice

The strength of this article is its discussion of the forgotten part of greening a facility—the use of environmentally safe cleaning products and practices.

The Greening of Probation

The utilization of a web-based RCMS) by the NYC Department of Probation to send judges offender reports prior to sentencing hearings is described.

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