1. A one-of-a-kind programmatic book incorporating Best Practices devised by working professionals who specialize in all environmental areas.
2. Easily accessible resources for environmental health, safety, protection, and sustainability.
3. An explanation of the complexity and interaction of people, various environments, and ecosystems based on the underlying science found in other books identified in this book, as well as in the endnotes.
4. A useful problem-solving tool to plan and help evaluate programs for professionals, students, professors, governmental agencies, industry, and civic leaders in environmental health, safety, protection, and sustainability.
5. A single source of tested principles and Best Practices in all environmental areas developed by other professionals based on their experience using the appropriate science and the best and most economical available technology, thereby saving an enormous amount of time and money for the reader.
6. A rapid means of gathering additional information on a given topic by inserting the title of an endnote in the search box of the computer and bringing up the document for immediate review (this works for most published documents but not necessarily for those which are published solely on the Internet).
7. An understanding that science-based environmental sustainability is achieved through the use of Best Practices identified in each of the environmental areas.
8. An understanding of the nature of Best Practices as evidence-based practice in environmental areas and how they are achieved.
9. A recognition by all people in the environmental field that despite their specialty, they all work for the ultimate goal of protecting the environment and preventing disease and injury to people.
10. An excellent means of refreshing or upgrading the knowledge and skills of the reader in all environmental areas, as well as the potential interaction between these areas.
11. A book which depends mainly on practical principles, excellent field experience, and Best Practices in the prevention, protection, and sustainability of the environment as well as preventing disease and injury in people and promoting good health as identified by actual programs in the United States and Canada. These Best Practices can easily be used by practitioners, students, professors, governmental agencies, industry, and civic leaders worldwide.