Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.
- Small Business Training and Counseling
SBA provides small business counseling, mentoring and training through a variety of programs and resource partners, located strategically around the country.
- EPAs Small Business Gateway
Aimed at small businesses, this site provides links to various organizations and tools that can help launch a start-up enterprise.
- Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
A program of the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The extension centers help smaller manufacturers with business planning, production techniques, and technology applications.
- New Uses Council (NUC)
A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to expanding development and commercialization of new industrial, energy, and non-food consumer uses of renewable agricultural products. Its Web site provides access to newsletters, directories, and conference announcements; updated information on investment and development opportunities; and numerous New Use-related Web sites, list servers, and on-line newsletters.
- The Remanufacturing Institute
A voluntary organization representing remanufacturers as well as the businesses and organizations that support and serve them.
- Small Business Administration
Information on starting or expanding your business, with links to many resources, including the US Business Advisor. Also includes links to Local SBA Resources.
- Sustainable Business Network (SBN)
A focal point for the sustainable business community on the Internet consisting of the SBN Journal, Library, and the Sustainable Business Opportunities network.