Oregon DOC Honored for Sustainability Efforts

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

Vermont Prison Becomes a Sustainability Leader

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

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
Stephen A. Carter offers his perspective on reducing the environmental footprint of corrections.