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Pollution Prevention (P2): Complete List of Reference Documents
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Background and Overview
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Reasons for Change
P2 Opportunities
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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

Eco-efficiency: Creating More Value with Less Impact [PDF]
Abstract: Report provides five business examples to encourage business adoption of eco-efficiency
Source: World Business Council for Sustainable Development
URL: http://www.wbcsd.org/web/publications/eco_efficiency_creatin
g_more_value.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

How to Be Green and Stay in the Black [PDF]
Abstract: A compilation of case studies mostly associated with US Navy contractors, subtitled an Environmental Guideline Document
Source: Best Manufacturing Practices
URL: http://www.bmpcoe.org/library/pdf/egd.pdf

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Self-Assessment Checklist
Abstract: This checklist from the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) was developed to improve facility managers' understanding of the elements of the environmental management system outlined in the ISO 14001 international standard and enable a quick review of operations to determine how they measure up to the standard.
Source: Global Environmental Management Initiative
URL: http://www.greenbiz.com/resources/resource/iso-14001-environ
mental-management-system-self-assessment-checklist

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

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

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 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

Profiting From Source Reduction: Measuring the Hidden Benefits: Executive Summary [PDF]
Abstract: This study researched, developed, tested, and demonstrated source reduction measurement tools for businesses and institutions in Alameda County.
Source: Alameda County's StopWaste
URL: http://www.stopwaste.org/docs/11557412005pfwp.pdf

Purpose and Methods of a Pollution Prevention Awareness Program [PDF]
Abstract: Description of the P2 awareness program used by DOE
Source: United States Department of Energy
URL: http://www.llnl.gov/saer/saer96/96pdfs/v1.ch3.pdf

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

Total Quality Management and Reduction
Abstract: Total Quality Management (TQM) is a management philosophy and a set of accompanying quality improvement techniques that has been adopted by many American corporations.
Source: P2Pays
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/text/0000804.htm

What is Eco-Efficiency? The WBCSD perspective. [PDF]
Abstract: Speech by Bjorn Stigson, President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Source: World Business Council for Sustainable Development
URL: http://www.wbcsd.org/DocRoot/hvfScKDg7aFkowwLX19w/EEWhat.pdf


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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

Dow Sustainability - Environmental Stewardship
Abstract: In 1996, Dow announced a series of ambitious goals to improve Environment, Health, and Safety performance. This "Vision of Zero" translates to zero, zero incidents, injuries, illnesses, accidents and zero environmental harm.
Source: Dow
URL: http://www.dow.com/commitments/stewardship/index.htm

IAC Case Studies Database
Abstract: IAC Case Studies are detailed summaries of IAC assessment success stories involving both assessments and recommendations of significance.
Source: US Department of Energy
URL: http://www.iac.rutgers.edu/case_studies.php

Industry-Specific Information on Cleaner Production and Pollution Prevention
Abstract: Contains links to sites that maintain collections of industry-specific links, or summary publications about industry sectors.
Source: Cleaner Production
URL: http://www.cleanerproduction.com/Directory/sectors/industri.
htm

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 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


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Cleaner Production: A Guide to Information Sources 4th Edition: Section 15 [PDF]
Abstract: Audiovisual materials, training courses and institutes, traiing support materials, education and training electronic links
Source: United Nations Environment Programme
URL: http://www.unepie.org/pc/cp/reportspdf/15.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

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: Cost Considerations
Abstract: Information to help understand and communicate the full cost of waste.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://wwwapp.epa.ohio.gov/opp/guide/p2pch13.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

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 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

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

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide: Table of Contents
Abstract: The guide contains basic P2 information useful for the business audience, including P2 tip sheets for various industries.
Source: Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/sections.htm


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CERES Principles
Abstract: Note the disclaimer: "These Principles establish an environmental ethic with criteria by which investors and others can assess the envionmental performance of companies."
Source: CERES
URL: http://www.ceres.org/

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

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

Costs and Benefits of Greenhouse Gas Reduction
Abstract: The impact of greenhouse gas emissions in global climate change and global economic growth require that policymakers carefully evaluate the costs and benefits of policies to limit emissions.
Source: American Council for Capital Formation
URL: http://www.accf.org/publications.php?pubID=42

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

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

National Waste Prevention Coalition
Abstract: An organization that began in 1994 and serves solid waste managers.
Source: National Waste Prevention Coalition
URL: http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/nwpc/

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

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

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 Checklist [PDF]
Abstract: This pollution prevention checklist offers companies tips on how to improve their bottom line while protecting the environment.
Source: Illinois EPA
URL: http://www.epa.state.il.us/p2/fact-sheets/p2-checklist.pdf

Pollution Prevention Checklist for your Business
Abstract: This checklist will help you identify opportunities to save your business money and reduce its impact on the environment.
Source: Maryland Department of the Environment
URL: http://www.mde.state.md.us/BusinessInfoCenter/PollutionPreve
ntion/information/businesschecklist.asp

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/

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

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


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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

Environment Canada - Water Efficiency/Conservation
Abstract: Great discussions of water issues and conservation opportunities.
Source: Environment Canada
URL: http://www.environment-canada.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=FD9B0
E51-1

EPA Region 2 P2 Resources
Abstract: Region 2 list of links for various P2 subjects.
Source: US Environmental Procection Agency, Region 2
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region02/p2/p2res.htm

Green Design Initiative
Abstract: Research, publications, and tools covering Dfe, product stewardship, life cycle design, and other p2 topics.
Source: Carnegie Mellon University
URL: http://www.ce.cmu.edu/GreenDesign/

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

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/

P2 For You - the Individual
Abstract: Resources for the individual for reducing their environmental imprint..
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://pprc.org/p24u.cfm

P2Rx Center Services Matrix
Abstract: National network of regional P2 centers - lists services available from each center.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/home.cfm

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 (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) 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 Information Clearinghouse (PPIC) Online Order Form
Abstract: Lists EPA documents, pamphlets, information packets, and factsheets on pollution prevention. OPPTS Chemical Library provides information services to EPA offices, in support of knowledge and decision-making. Also serve as a resource for specialized chemic
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ppic/pubs/ppicarchive.html

Pollution Prevention Request for Proposal Clearinghouse
Abstract: Includes informaation on current and pending RFPs related to P2, as well as archives fo all past solicitations that have been listed at the site.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://www.pprc.org/rfp/rfp.cfm

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


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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

Introduction to Green Design [PDF]
Abstract: Introductory module of "Green Design" education discusses basic methodology
Source: Carnegie Mellon University
URL: http://gdi.ce.cmu.edu/gd/education/gdedintro.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

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

P2 Framework Manual [PDF]
Abstract: Manual that contains screening models to aid in determining risks associated with chemicals that do not yet have a full body of test information
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/sf/pubs/p2frame-june05a2.pdf

Pollution Prevention Concepts & Principles [PDF]
Abstract: Introductory document discusses concepts, objectives, P2 scope, and benefits for both government and the private sector.
Source: National Pollution Prevention Center
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~nppcpub/resources/GENp2.pdf

Pollution Prevention Concepts & Principles [PDF]
Abstract: Introductory document discusses concepts, objectives, P2 scope, and benefits for both government and the private sector.
Source: National Pollution Prevention Center
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~nppcpub/resources/GENp2.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 Solutions During Permitting, Inspection and Enforcement Activities [PDF]
Abstract: 154 pages summarize approaches developed by environmental agencies and companies working together to incorporate cost-effective pollution prevention solutions into permitting, inspection, and enforcement. Includes 41 pages of information resources as app
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref%5C03/02278.pdf


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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

Pollution in Your Community
Abstract: Get an in-depth pollution report for your county, covering air, water, chemicals, and more, by entering your zipcode.
Source: Scorecard
URL: http://www.scorecard.org/

Pollution Prevention Institute: Publications and Training
Abstract: A list of publications, checklists, and training tools for different pollution prevention topics and sectors.
Source: Pollution Prevention Institute
URL: http://www.sbeap.org/publications.php?type=Training,tools,ma
nual,Checklist

Synopsis of Lean and Green Forum
Abstract: Provides links to Power Point presentations from the Lean and Green Forum.
Source: PPRC
URL: http://www.pprc.org/SOLUTIONS/LEANGREEN/


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FOCUS: Waste Minimization [PDF]
Abstract: Access to DPPEA newsletter archives
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA)
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/34/33029.pdf

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

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

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/

The Bottom Line
Abstract: Quarterly newsletter from KPPC
Source: Kentucky Pollutoin Prevention Center
URL: http://www.kppc.org/Publications/Print%20Materials/newslette
rs/

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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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


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A Quick Introduction to Green Productivity
Abstract: Green productivity is a dynamic strategy to harmonize economic growth and environmental protection for sustainable development.
Source: Global Development Research Center
URL: http://www.gdrc.org/sustbiz/green/doc-prod_introduction.html

Best Manufacturing Practices - Frequently Asked Questions
Abstract: A Best Practice is a process, technique, or innovative use of resources that has a proven record of success in providing significant improvement in cost, schedule, quality, performance, safety, environment, or other measurable factors which impact the health of an organization.
Source: Best Manufacturing Practices
URL: http://www.bmpcoe.org/faq/index.html

Canadian Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse Sector Search
Abstract: Search over 1,200 P2 references ranging from fact sheets to case studies. Searchable by keyword, and by specific industrial sector.
Source: Environment Canada
URL: http://www.ec.gc.ca/ccipp-cppic/en/rmc-ks.cfm

CERES Board of Directors
Abstract: Contact information for the CERES board of directors.
Source: CERES
URL: http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=521

Design for the Environment
Abstract: There are three major elements of design for the environment: design for environmental manufacturing, design for environmental packaging, and design for disposal and recycleability.
Source: DRM Associates
URL: http://www.npd-solutions.com/dfe.html

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 Glossary
Abstract: Glossary of energy-related terms.
Source: California Energy Commission
URL: http://www.energy.ca.gov/glossary/glossary-e.html#e

Energy Star Newsroom
Abstract: News and announcements from Energy Star.
Source: Energy Star
URL: http://www.energystar.gov/?c=news.nr_news

Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
Abstract: Environmentally conscious manufacturing (ECM) is a new way of thinking about manufacturing which focuses on the most efficient and productive use of raw materials and natural resources, and minimizes the adverse impacts on workers and the natural environment. In its most advanced form, a product's entire life cycle is considered, from design, raw material and natural resource use to end use and disposal.
Source: BSD Global
URL: http://www.bsdglobal.com/tools/bt_ecm.asp

Glossary of Energy and Related Terms
Abstract: Glossary of energy-related terms.
Source: Renewable Energy Policy Project
URL: http://www.repp.org/articles/static/1/988041210_982708646.ht
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Green Business Standards
Abstract: The Green Business Standards define what a business or public agency must achieve to be certified "green."
Source: Bay Area Green Business Program
URL: http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/enviro/gbus/BGStandards.html

Green Engineering
Abstract: Green Engineering is the design, commercialization and use of processes and products that are feasible and economical while reducing the generation of pollution at the source, and minimizing the risk to human health and the environment.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenengineering/index.html

Introduction to Industrial Ecology
Abstract: Industrial ecology (IE) is an interdisciplinary framework for designing and operating industrial systems as living systems interdependent with natural systems.
Source: Indigo Development
URL: http://www.indigodev.com/IE.html

Joint Service Pollution Prevention and Sustainability Technical Library
Abstract: This page provides links to external web sites that provide additional information on P2 and sustainability topics.
Source: Joint Services, the Defense Logistics Agency, and the U.S. Coast Guard
URL: http://205.153.241.230/

Lean and Clean Advantage
Abstract: Expanding the traditional definition of Lean to one that includes environmental wastes opens up significant business improvement opportunities, further strengthens Lean results, and improves environmental performance.
Source: Green Suppliers Network
URL: https://www.greensuppliers.gov/gsn/page.gsn?id=leanclean

Lean and the Environment
Abstract: Lean is a business model and collection of methods that help eliminate waste while delivering quality products on time and at least cost.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/lean/

Material Productivity
Abstract: Definition of material productivity.
Source: European Environmental Agency
URL: http://glossary.eea.europa.eu/EEAGlossary/M/material_product
ivity

P2 Partnerships
Abstract: EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ) partnerships aim to achieve measurable environmental results in a cost-effective and beneficial way without the need for regulation. These programs can reduce pollution and improve air quality by means of forming partnerships with small and large businesses, citizen groups, industry, manufacturers, trade associations, and state and local governments.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/voluntary.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

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/

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

Preserving Resources, Preventing Waste
Abstract: The WasteWise Program helps its partners meet goals to reduce and recycle municipal solid waste and selected industrial wastes.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/partnerships/wastewise/index.htm

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

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/

Toxics Release Inventory Program
Abstract: The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available EPA database that contains information on toxic chemical releases and waste management activities reported annually by certain industries as well as federal facilities.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program

Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI)
Abstract: Established by the Commonwealth's Toxics Use Reduction Act of 1989, TURI provide services and grant programs to reduce the use of toxic chemicals, energy and water while enhancing the economic competitiveness of local businesses.
Source: Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/

Understanding Cleaner Production
Abstract: Information about cleaner production and related concepts.
Source: United Nations Environment Programme
URL: http://www.unep.fr/scp/cp/understanding/concept.htm

Waste Division Organizational Chart
Abstract: Contact information for the EPA Region 9 waste division.
Source: EPA Region 9
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region09/waste/orgchart.html

WaterWiser - The Water Efficiency Clearinghouse
Abstract: Products & services directory for water conservation & efficiency, as well as over 5000 references, searchable by keyword. (Membership required for some services)
Source: American Water Works Association
URL: http://www.awwa.org/resources-tools/water-knowledge/water-co
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