This pilot project evaluated pollution prevention opportunities available to small contractors and individual custodians working in the Janitorial Industry. It was a project in the San Francisco area sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The purposes of the project was to learn what needs janitors have for health, safety, and environmental information, and to identify the best ways to provide the needed information.




This report describes common architectural uses of copper, and then estimates how much of this copper corrodes and is released into the environment.


Dental Chemical Use

The purpose of this website is to help dental professionals make informed choices about their chemical selection and use.


Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals

Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic chemicals, or PBTs. These include such infamous substances as PCBs, dioxins and furans; heavy metals such as lead, mercury, and chromium; existing and banned pesticides; and other chemicals with PBT characteristics.