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green prisons | Correctional News

Oregon DOC Honored for Sustainability Efforts


(01/09/2015)
The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) recently received two awards for its commitment to sustainability.

Vermont Prison Becomes a Sustainability Leader


(10/01/2014)
Vermont’s Northwest State Corrections Facility has reached full compliance with the state’s new Universal Recycling of Solid Waste law nearly a year ahead of schedule. The Northwest State Correctional Facility met compliance on Sept. 17, and joins Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in diverting these materials.

Detention Facilities Embrace Green Technology


(08/09/2012)
The Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland is joining the growing list of prisons that are going green.

Trendspotting: The Green Revolution

By Stephen A. Carter
(02/26/2008)
Stephen A. Carter offers his perspective on reducing the environmental footprint of corrections.