Environmental Advisory Committee

The mission of the Environmental Advisory Committee to the City of McCall is to identify and promote a unifying policy of objectives for environmental stewardship and sustainability across all city departments and for the ultimate benefit of the community.

Committee meetings are open to the public and occur every 3rd Thursday of the month, 12pm at the McCall Public Library.

Appointed by: Mayor with confirmation by Council.

Staff Liaison: Tara Woods

Current Membership:

Julie Thrower, Chair

Deb Fereday

Murray Dalgleish

2 Open Seats

High School Representative- Open Seat


Green Business Application

Interested in becoming a green business in McCall?  Fill out the online application, send it to twoods@mccall.id.us and show your customers you are dedicated to being a green business.  Applications will be reviewed by the City's Environmental Advisory Committee and approved business's will be given a Green Business Decal and recognized on the EAC's City webpage.  If you have any questions or comments about the program call 208-634-8968 for more details.


Documents and Resources

Links to additional information

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Envrionmentally Preferable Purchasing, a federal program offering fact sheets, case studies, and vendor lists of product brands that meet federal environmentally preferable purchasing standards: www.epa.gov/epp/
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) BioPreferred: www.biopreferred.gov

  • ENERGYSTAR, a joint program of the U.S. Department of Energy and US EPA that includes information about energy-efficient products: www.energystar.gov

  • US EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG), recommendations of minimum recycled-content levels for dozens of products: www.epa.gov/cpg

  • Green Seal, a nonprofit organization that established standards for products (such as janitorial cleaners, floor strippers and paints) and certifies products that meet those standards: www.greenseal.org

  • Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool, an independent program that certifies "green" electronic equipment such as computers, monitors and laptops: www.epeat.net

  • Forest Stewardship Council certifies lumber and other building products made with sustainably harvested wood products and products that reduce wood consumption: www.fsc.org

  • Greenguard, a nonprofit organization that certifies products that impact indoor air quality such as flooring, paints and cleaning products: www.greenguard.org

  • Chlorine-free Products Association, a nonprofit organization that certifies chlorine-free products such as copy paper, envelopes and tissue products: www.chlorinefreeproducts.org


    Agendas and Minutes

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