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Background and Overview
Operations
Reasons for Change
P2 Opportunities
Where To Go for P2 Help
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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Case Studies
Abstract: Examples of pollution prevention and technical assistance case studies.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/p2/pubs/casestudies/index.htm

Cleaner Production - Key Elements
Abstract: CP as defined by the United Nations Environmental Programme is the European P2
Source: United Nations Environment Programme
URL: http://www.unepie.org/pc/cp/understanding_cp/home.htm

Cleaner Production - Related Concepts
Abstract: Describes similarities between cleaner production, eco-efficiency, P2, waste minimisation, green productivity, and industiral ecology with links to resources.
Source: United Nations Environment Programme
URL: http://www.unepie.org/pc/cp/understanding_cp/related_concept
s.htm#1

Definition of Pollution Prevention [PDF]
Abstract: EPA's definition of pollution prevention (P2).
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region7/programs/artd/air/nsr/nsrmemos/po
llprev.pdf

DfE Toolkit
Abstract: This Design for the Environment (DfE) Toolkit provides the tools needed to incorporate environmental attributes early into product design.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/view-document.html?gid=
4683

DfE Toolkit: Overview [PDF]
Abstract: Overview to DFE Toolkit provides access to several formats. These tools needed to incorporate environmental attributes early into product design.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02227.pdf

Directory of P2 in Higher Education Faculty & Programs, 1997 [PDF]
Abstract: Section of directory that contains a list of centers
Source: National Pollution Prevention Center
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~nppcpub/resources/directory/DIRcen.pdf

DOE OIT Industrial Assessment Centers [PDF]
Abstract: Comprehensive industrial assessment services and results for small and medium-sized manufacturers.
Source: US Office of Industrial Technologies
URL: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy01osti/29463.pdf

Energy Efficiency is Pollution Prevention Too [PDF]
Abstract: Article describes how energy efficiency fits the P2 definition and provides example
Source: Tennessee Valley Authority's Process & Prevention Services Team
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/39/38531.pdf

EPA Should Strengthen Its Efforts to Measure and Encourage Pollution Prevention [PDF]
Abstract: This report examines the extent to which companies have adopted pollution prevention measures, the major incentives encouraging companies to use pollution prevention strategies, and the major disincentives that discourage their use of these strategies.
Source: US General Accounting Office
URL: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=ga
o&docid=f:d01283.pdf

Facility Pollution Prevention Guide: Maintaining the Pollution Prevention Program [PDF]
Abstract: Text only: institutionalizing suggestions include staff education and rewards, corporate planning.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00370.pdf

Industry Sector P2 Information
Abstract: Online collection of pollution prevention core references includes technical references, fact sheets and case studies for various sectors.
Source: Waste Reduction Resource Center (WRRC)
URL: http://wrrc.p2pays.org/industry/indsector.htm

Issues in Facility-Level Pollution Prevention Measurement [PDF]
Abstract: P2 progress requires measurement; this paper examines data sources and measurement approaches.
Source: Reasearch Triangle Institute
URL: http://cdam.minam.gob.pe/multimedia/contaminacion_industrial
/PDF%20files/p2measure.pdf

Making Business Sense of Energy Efficiency and Pollution Prevention:Enhancing Shareholder Value
Abstract: Explanation of how P2 & E2 improve sharehoder value.
Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
URL: http://repository.tamu.edu/bitstream/handle/1969.1/91168/ESL
-IE-98-04-38.pdf?sequence=1

Making Business Sense of Energy Efficiency and Pollution Prevention:Introduction [PDF]
Abstract: The introduction to the article that presents examples of projects that have successfully combined energy efficiency and pollution prevention technologies and strategies to enhance the environment, productivity, and the bottom line.
Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
URL: http://www.pprc.org/pubs/factsheets/e2p2.pdf

Measuring Waste Reduction [PDF]
Abstract: Two slides use a mass balance to measure waste.
Source: Tennessee Valley Authority's Process & Prevention Services Team
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01859.pdf

Merging Pollution Prevention into Quality [PDF]
Abstract: Pollution prevention is a type of process improvement activity for environmental management used by many organizations.
Source: Working Capital
URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tqem.10032/pdf

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Pollution Prevention Strategy [PDF]
Abstract: An example of a state-wide strategy that includes proposed measures and tasks.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://michigan.gov/documents/deq/deq-ead-P2-ag-agimpplan_30
2829_7.pdf

NEWMOA P2 Roundtable
Abstract: Working with state officials to implement source reduction. Library, publications, P2 activities/programs, newsletters, working groups on various topics.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials Association
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/

NPPR Yellow Pages
Abstract: P2 "phone directory" developed by the largest membership organization in the United States devoted solely to pollution prevention (P2).
Source: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Benefits and Obstacles of Pollution Prevention
Abstract: Incentives and obstacles to setting up P2 programs.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch2.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Define Pollution Prevention Options
Abstract: Generic source reduction options identified along with a reminder to prioritize.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch12.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Definition of Terms
Abstract: Terms as defined by Ohio statute and regulation
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch3.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Do a Feasibility Analysis
Abstract: Method to help sort among P2 choices.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch14.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Do a Preliminary Assessment
Abstract: Finding where waste begins, evaluating waste streams, setting priorities.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch9.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Examples of Pollution Prevention Activities
Abstract: Appendix E offers examples of pollution prevention activities through good operating practices.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.state.oh.us/opp/guide/p2pape.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Executive Summary
Abstract: Guidance for getting started in p2 for a business, establishing a plan, and setting up programs.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pbgn.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Implement the Pollution Prevention Plan
Abstract: Select, fund and install. Process described without much detail.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch16.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Measure Progress
Abstract: Program and project evaluation criteria suggested.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch17.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Organize the Pollution Prevention Program
Abstract: Build a team, set goals, increase employee involvement, deliver training, and reward success.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch8.html

Ohio Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Planning Guidance Manual: Overview of Federal Law, Regulation and Policy
Abstract: Federal Pollution Prevention Act, waste hierarchy policy, and voluntary efforts described.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch4.html

Options Assessment (P2OASys) [PDF]
Abstract: An options assessment tool which evaluates the potential environmental, worker, and public health impacts of alternative technologies aimed at reducing toxics use.
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI)
URL: http://www.chemicalspolicy.org/downloads/EPAandOtherResource
s.pdf

P2 Gems
Abstract: A web-based guide to hundreds of Pollution Prevention (P2) resources on the internet.
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/index.php/library/other_online_resources
/web_links_at_p2gems__1

P2 News
Abstract: EPA has an email newsletter about P2 information.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/newsroom/

P2 Policy Definitions
Abstract: USEPA's P2 policy and definitions, including what isn't P2.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/p2/pubs/p2policy/definitions.htm

P2 Policy Framework
Abstract: USEPA's view of the role of its P2 program described.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/p2/pubs/p2policy/policy.htm

P2 Publications
Abstract: The links listed on this website offer access to EPA's information and outreach materials on pollution prevention. These sites are good sources for publications, printed and electronic, on pollution prevention.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/p2home/pubs/pubs.htm

P2 Regional Information Center (P2RIC)
Abstract: P2 Regional Information Center page has synonyms of P2 with definition
Source: P2RIC
URL: http://p2ric.org/

P2 Strategies for College Campuses - Section III: Recommendations for a P2 Initiative [PDF]
Abstract: Case study recommendations for other campuses
Source: National Pollution Prevention Center
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~nppcpub/resources/compendia/PPpdfs/PP1
1.pdf

P2 Strategies for College Campuses: A Case Study at the University of Michigan
Abstract: Well documented case study for a large campus
Source: National Pollution Prevention Center
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~nppcpub/resources/compendia/pp.html

P2 Tech Listserv
Abstract: This listserv archive provides links to past discussions and information about P2 technology.
Source: Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN)
URL: http://www.great-lakes.net/lists/p2tech/index.html

P2Rx Center Directory
Abstract: Lists P2Rx Centers contact information and their projects.
Source: Pollution Preventon Resource Exchange
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/AboutUs/ContactInfo.cfm

Partnership Projects
Abstract: Current partnership projects under EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) initiative.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/projects/

Peaks to Praries
Abstract: Good set of P2 links organized by specific business types.
Source: Peaks to Praries
URL: http://peakstoprairies.org/library/p2bookmarks.cfm

Pollution Prevention - Environmental Impact Reduction Checklist for NEPA/309 Reviewers
Abstract: This guidance was prepared to assist NEPA/309 reviewers to incorporate pollution prevention and environmental impact reduction into actions or projects.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.scribd.com/doc/1815417/Environmental-Protection-A
gency-pollutionpreventionchecklistnepapg

Pollution Prevention (P2) and Industry Resources
Abstract: Annotated list of P2 resources developed by library is full of technology and research reports for multitude of industrial applications.
Source: Waste Management & Research Center
URL: http://www.wmrc.uiuc.edu/main_sections/info_services/library
_main.cfm

Pollution Prevention (P2) Education Toolbox: Energy Conservation
Abstract: Lesson helps students identify energy sources, importance of conservation & P2
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/waste/solidwaste/p2pages/toolbox.
htm

Pollution Prevention (P2) Framework: Screening Chemicals in the Absence of Data
Abstract: Describes several resources that support an approach to risk screening incoprorating P2 in the design/development of chemicals.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL:

Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook: Implementing Cleaner Production
Abstract: Discussion of the importance of cleaner production, the rople of government, differences between business types, success stories from around the world
Source: The World Bank Group
URL: http://www1.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/0f8fe18048855d738f04df6a
6515bb18/PPAH.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=0f8fe18048855d738f
04df6a6515bb18

Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook: Key Policy Lessons [PDF]
Abstract: Overview of environmental managemetn lessesn for public and private sector.
Source: The World Bank Group
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/25/24246.pdf

Pollution Prevention Case Studies [PDF]
Abstract: Case studies searchable by SIC, industry sector, process or p2 category.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA)
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/14/13830.pdf

Pollution Prevention in Business
Abstract: Discusses how P2 can be of benefit to the business community.
Source: Nebraska Cooperative Extension
URL: http://engineering.unl.edu/research/P3/

Pollution Prevention Payback Pyramid [PDF]
Abstract: Two slides illustrates how to use savings from one P2 project to fund another.
Source: Tennessee Valley Authority's Process & Prevention Services Team
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/10/09800.pdf

Pollution Prevention Planning: Guidance Document and Workbook [PDF]
Abstract: 161 page training manual takes reader from definition through techniques to develop, plan, measure, and sustain P2 programs & projects. Has checklists suitable for all industries.
Source: Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy, Pollution Prevention Offic
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/14/13409.pdf

Pollution Prevention Review
Abstract: Ordering site for a quarterly journal that focuses on source reduction and waste minimization.
Source: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-WILEY2_SEARCH_RESUL
T.html?query=Pollution%20Prevention%20Review

Prevention Quarterly [PDF]
Abstract: Ohio EPA newsletter is available in PDF format.
Source: Ohio State Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.state.oh.us/portals/41/CPQ/Winter2009.pdf

PRO-ACT "CrossTalk"
Abstract: CrossTalk, PRO-ACT's monthly publication, highlights current environmental issues affecting the U.S. Air Force, providing information on pollution prevention initiatives and environmental compliance, as well as spotlighting best management practices from
Source: The Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06053.htm

Scoring Sustainability Results [PDF]
Abstract: This free article: defines results, defines the key components of results, and discusses how results can be used as a tool to improve performance.
Source: Pollution Prevention Review
URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tqem.10100/pdf

Search Best Practices
Abstract: OIT is partnering with the most energy intensive industries to research, develop, and deliver advanced energy efficiency, renewable energy, and pollution prevention technologies for industrial customers. The best practices offer tools to improve energy ef
Source: Office of Industrial Technologies
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/industry/bestpractices/

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide: 2.1 Are We All Speaking the Same Language? [PDF]
Abstract: Definitions, the waste management hierarchy, and using existing belief systems.
Source: Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S2_1.pdf

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide: 2.4 Dimensions of Cost: It's Almost Always More Than You Think [PDF]
Abstract: Changing the traditional cost model to an environmental cost model.
Source: Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S2_4.pdf

State Energy Program Conservation Update
Abstract: Conservation Update summarizes the experiences of the states participating in DOE's State Energy Program (SEP). Email notification available.
Source: United States Department of Energy State Energy Program
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/state_energy_program/update/

Technology Transfer "Highlights"
Abstract: List of Technology Transfer Publication updates
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/chief/publications.html

What is Pollution Prevention?
Abstract: Defines p2 and the economic incentives.
Source: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable
URL: http://www.epa.gov/p2/

What's New in P2?
Abstract: PPRC posts short monthly summaries of P2 news tailored to the Northwest (although many items are of nationwide interest). Available via email.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://www.pprc.org/news/

 


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