The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice

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An easy to read, informative, and inspiring book that clearly demonstrates why, and how, sustainability should be a part of every museum's mission. Brophy and Wylie show why greening your museum makes sense for your staff, visitors, community, and bottom line. -- Richard V. Piacentini, Executive Director, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens The work that Brophy and Wylie have done to capture the broad range of challenges and successes will serve the museum industry as both a practical guide and a source of inspiration. From tactical issues relating to operational efficiency to strategic thinking around education and fundraising, the book covers all dimensions of the business. -- Damien Francaviglia, Senior Business Analyst, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry This book offers practical advice for getting going in the right direction no matter the size of your museum... Through the clearly organized chapters the authors address these concerns with concrete ideas and practically written advice for tackling a wide range of green initiatives... This book is a useful addition to the reference section of any museum library... It should be considered core reading for anyone involved in green initiatives. -- Merritt Price Exhibitionist, Spring 2009, Vol 28, No 1 This work provides a thorough and highly readable guide to greening your museum... In a lucid and lively style... The text gives museum managers the tools they need...to incorporate sustainable development into the day-to-day management of their operations. -- Lisa Morrotti Muse, 3-4/2009, Vol 27 No 2 In this book, The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice, Sarah Brophy and Elizabeth Wylie provoke us to think about sustainability and our institutions. They provide information, examples, and tools to move your institution toward a more sustainable future and in doing so, preserve the world's heritage... This book is a great reference for anyone who is considering going green as well as for those who have already embarked on this journey. Brophy and Wylie provide a wealth of ideas that should inspire all museums to become more sustainable. Museum Anthropology Review, Fall 2009 The Green Museum serves as a wonderful resource for any museum that is 'going green.' Whether you are just starting out or you have been green for years, Brophy and Wylie provide valuable tips, examples and references that will move museums toward a more sustainable future. -- Ellen J. Censky, Director, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History This book offers a complete guide to incorporating green design into new construction and day to day operations... The book tries to demystify the process of going green, and includes detailed explanations of the basics of recycling, options for environmental friendly exhibit design, and how to conduct energy audits. This is a practical source for museums of every size and those that want to remain relevant in an increasingly green world. Abstracts of Public Adminstration, Development and Environment

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Global climate conditions demand a response by institutions that are here for the long haul-as museums are-to collect, preserve, and interpret in perpetuity. Environmentally friendly practices are crucial to the mission of our museums, which, as houses of preservation, are uniquely suited to modeling green behavior and sustainability. In The Green Museum, authors Sarah Brophy and Elizabeth Wylie offer a complete handbook to guide museum staff in incorporating green design into new construction and day-to-day operations. Sustainable practices can save on operating costs and even make museums attractive to new fundraising sources, as Brophy and Wylie show in case studies of museums that have already taken steps to become green. In this easy-to-read book, the authors demystify the process of going green, including detailed explanations of the basics of recycling, options for environmentally friendly exhibit design, and how to conduct energy audits. The Green Museum is full of practical information for museums of any size and a vital resource for every museum that wants to remain relevant in an increasingly green world. The Green Museum is printed with soy-based ink on recycled stock.

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Brophy, Sarah S.; Wylie, Elizabeth
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