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Welcome to the Ski Areas Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview
Directs ski area and operations managers, as well as ski industry assistance providers, suppliers, and vendors to new environmental factors and trends influencing year-round mountain ski area operations.

Reviews major environmental challenges encountered within operations common to most ski areas.

Reasons to Change
Describes why pollution prevention is the preferred alternative as industry technology and regulations, climate, and global factors change.

Environmental Management
Summarizes overall management decisions ski areas are voluntarily making to green their operations with supporting facts and figures.

Preventing Pollution
Describes practices and products that reduce waste and pollution in common ski area operations. Links to technology descriptions, case studies, and waste reduction guides.

Where To Go for Help
This section lists regional and national service providers that offer specialized and general assistance on pollution prevention in ski areas.

Lists reviewers and contributors to this hub.

Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.


The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

The Ski Areas Topic Hub™ was developed by:

Peaks to Prairies Pollution Prevention Center
Peaks to Prairies Pollution Prevention Center
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Hub Last Updated: 12/2/2013

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


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