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Clinical Guidelines by Species or Topic
Zoo, Wildlife and Exotic
Environmental Guidlelines for Veterinary Hospitals
AAHA Environmental recommendations
Heating/cooling, waste, etc. related to biosecurity
AVMA Waste Disposal
What goes where.
AVMA Veterinary Practice Waste Disposal Decision Maker
AVMA Member-only resource
Veterinary Compliance Assistance
Pollution prevention/ hazardous waste.
Provided by NCMS, AVMA and EPA.
British Veterinary Association handling waste guidance
Handling veterinary waste guidance posters for UK
Vet Sustain Greener Veterinary Practice Checklist (2021)
In partnership with BVA, BVNA and SPVS
Koytcheva, M. K., Sauerwein, L. K., Webb, T. L., Baumgarn, S. A., Skeels, S. A., & Duncan, C. G. (2021). A systematic review of environmental sustainability in veterinary practice. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 44, 100550.
Washington State Board of Health Domestic Animal Waste standards (2022)
EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Pet Wast Management (2023)
Other Environmental Organizations
Ranchers Stewardship Alliance
Rancher-led conservation organization works to strengthen rural communities, economies and culture. Formed in 2003 to promote wise stewardship of the prairies.
Work at the intersection of environment, community and economy.
EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Includes Animal Feeding Operations and Aquaculture
Pet Sustainability Coalition
Nonprofit group of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, brands and retailers focused on sustainability issues facing the pet industry.
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