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									Sustainability: Resource Guide 2008

Realizing Sustainability: Practices for Creating
            Successful Museums
Sustainability can reach beyond the new green building into the everyday
life of the institution to create a deeper level of success. Realize your best
future by envisioning a better world.


Going Green Part I: What You Can Do To Implement Green
Practices Now / CAM Conference Fresno 2008
THE PANEL:

Moderator and panelist:
Tim McNeil,
Assistant Professor, Director of Design Museum/UC Davis

Panelists:
Barbara Long
VP Governmental Affairs, Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific

Adrienne McGraw
Executive Director, CERA (California Exhibition Resources
Association)


GMI Sponsors:
Bon Appetit Management Co.
Frederick Fisher & Partners. Gaylord Brothers.
Atthowe Fine Arts Services. Downey Museum of Art. 3M.
Newmans Own Organics. Bonterra Vineyards. Adrienne McGraw.

Session Sponsor: Architectus

Resource Guide by Kate Davies/The Downey Museum of Art
Green Checklist by Adrienne McGraw



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RESOURCES:
The following organizations are just a sample of the vast
amount of resources available today:

   •   SUSTAINABLE LIVING & BUILDING

Center for EcoLiteracy
Environmental Education. Rethinking the School Lunch. Edible Schoolyard.
www.ecoliteracy.org

Heritage Foods USA
www.heritagefoodsusa.org
Sustainable Cuisine. Celebrates regional cuisines and products and saving American food
traditions. by supporting family farms and heritage breeds. On-line catalog.

Slow Food USA
www.slowfoodusa.org
Dedicated to preserving traditional foodways and educating people about food
as a center of community

The Chef’s Collaborative.
Sustainable cuisine. Restaurant Guide.
http://www.chefscollaborative.org

U.S. Green Building Council
www.usgbc.org
Dedicated to sustainable design and construction. Annual Conference
GreenBuild. Founded the LEED Certification system. Local Chapter:
www.usgbc-la.org Municipal Green Building Conference/So. Cal Gas Co:
http://www.socalgas.com/erc

AltBuild Expo
www.altbuildexpo.com
City of Santa Monica’s Annual expo on green building, design, sustainable
living. Green Home Tour.

Green Building Resource Center/Santa Monica
www.globalgreen.org/gbrc/
Green Building Resource Center in partnership with Global Green.


Build It Green
www.builditgreen.org
Bay Area Green Building Resource Center




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The Solar Living Institute
www.solarliving.org
Green Building Resource. Workshops. Consultants.

Gaiam/REAL GOODS
realgoods.com or gaiam.com
Parent Company of RealGoods. Carries green consumer/household goods like 7th
Generation Brand. Also new ecological travel section

Bioneers
http://www.bioneers.org/
A network of visionary leaders for a sustainable world. Annual Conference in
Marin in October. Publications. Radio Show.

Rocky Mountain Institute
Non-profit resource on communities, energy, water and other key environmental
issues. www.rmi.org

Congress for New Urbanism
www.cnu.org
Architecture & town planning that restores and builds community.

CompostModern
www.compostmodern.org
sustainable solutions for design. AIGA-SF Chapter. Annual Conference in SF.

Sustainable Seafood Guide
www.mbayaq.org/cr/seafoodwatch

Climate Action Registry
Registry created by the California legislature to help organizations track, publicly
report, and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions
www.climateactionregistry.org

TreePeople
Tree planting, education. Water cisterns projects . www.treepeople.org

Green Office Products
officedepot.com
alternativeEnergy.com/products page




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The Story of Stuff
www.storyofstuff.com
A film by Annie Leonard. Narrated and created by activist Annie Leonard, the
film tells an engaging story about 'all our stuff' where it comes from and where it
goes when we throw it away.

   •   IPM FOR MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:

www.collectioncare.org/cci/ccip.html
also go to Google Museum Collections IPM for futher research.


   •   GREEN EXHIBIT DESIGN

Sustainable Design Handbook
UC Davis Students

Environmental Considerations: Some Guidelines for Exhibit Developers
from Planning for People in Museum Exhibitions, 2nd edition, by Kathy
McLean

Green Exhibits
www.greenexhibits.org

Society of Environmental Graphic Designers
www.seqd.org
international non-profit educational organization providing resources for
design specialists. Work in green design.


   •   SUSTAINABLE GARDENS:

Seed Savers Exchange
www.seedsavers.org
Heirloom Apples, Vegetable Seeds.

BioIntensive Gardening/John Jeavons
http://www.growbiointensive.org/

Chez Panisse Foundation.
www.chezpanissefoundation.org
Education using food traditions that empowers young people.




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   •   SUSTAINABLE PAPERS & PRINTING:

New Leaf Paper
www.newleafpaper.com

Green Field Paper Company
www.greenfieldpaper.com

VISION PAPER
www.visionpaper.com

Soy Ink
www.soya.be/soy-ink.php
Ask your printer for more info go to or google ‘soy ink’:

Inkworks
www.inkworks.org
Certified Green Business exclusively focused on sustainable environmentally
friendly printing.

GreenerPrinter
www.greenerprinter.com
Certified green business. Eco-friendly green certified printing on recycled paper
with vegetable inks. Carbon Neutral Shipping.


   • Green Funding
Kresge Foundation
Green Building Initiative. Encourages non-profits to consider building green.
www.kresgefoundation.org

Funding Green Buildings
www.fundinggreenbuildings.com
McAdams Group funding resources.

   •   FURTHER READING

Chelsea Green Books on Sustainable Living.
www.chelseagreen.com

Sustainable Architecture White Papers
2000 by Earth Pledge Foundation order @ Chelsea Green


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The Donella Meadows Archive
15 years of essays on sustainability by the Donella Meadows PHD.
www.sustainabilityinstitute.org

The Hok Guidebook to Sustainable Design
By Sandra Mendler AIA

Natural Capitalism
By Paul Hawken
www.naturalcapitalism.org / www.naturalstep.org

Cradle to Cradle
“remaking the way we make things”
by William McDonough & Michael Braungart.

Biomimicry
by Janine M. Benyus

EcoLiteracy: Educating our Children for a Sustainable World
by Michael Stone and Zenobia Barlow, Bioneers, 2005


   •   Products and Services Thanks and Credits

Special Thanks to the following companies for their sponsorship and to others for
their product donation to GMI and the CAM Conference. Go to their website to
learn more about their sustainability & environmentally friendly products.

Bon Appetit Management Co.
Food Service for a Sustainable Future
images: café, chef’s farmer’s market, vegetables. GMI Sponsor.
www.bamco.com

Newman’s Own Organics
Organic chocolate bars for luncheons. www.newmansownorganics.com

Bonterra Organic Wines
Organic Chardonnay for Closing Reception. www.bonterra.com

3M
Recycled Post-Its for Tote bags & Green Session. www.3m.com

Frederick Fisher & Partners www.fisherpartners.net GMI Sponsor.


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Atthowe Fine Arts Services www.atthowe.com GMI Sponsor
Gaylord Brothers. www.gaylord.com GMI Sponsor




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