Resource Management

Use of any resource needs to be approached with the big picture in mind. Its use must be managed such that:

  • It is not depleted over time.
  • Its benefits and impacts are fairly distributed in society.

There are many types of resources including:

Procurement systems connect to all types of resources.

Information focused primarily on a specific resource type is organized separately (click links above). In addition, many sources cover multiple resources, often as a combined approach to resource conservation management.



Information relating to Resource Management can also be found on these Topic Resource pages:

Resource Management - General

EPA - Resource Conservation

Program home page

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

The site includes the contents of the book, Fostering Sustainable Behavior, plus searchable databases of articles, case studies, turnkey strategies and discussion forums. It includes sections about conservation, energy efficiency, transportation, waste reduction, and water efficiency.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Broad schools website

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF)

Extensive resource lists

Oregon Department of Energy

Resource Conservation Management Program

Oregon Green Schools Association

Organization offering resources, information and support for waste reduction and resource efficiency programs

Oregon Green School Tools; Creating Healthy School Environments through Resource Efficiency

Publication from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Much information on material resource management, water quality and watersheds