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AGRICULTURE  
   
ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES  
EV World Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer- EV World commenced publication officially on January 1, 1998. Our objective is to provide a human face to the topic of sustainable transportation with a focus on the people, as well as the technology.  
ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS  
Iowa Waste Reduction Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Since 1988, the IWRC has provided environmental solutions for small businesses through on-site reviews, P2 assistance, education, training and applied research. Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program - The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program(SBEAP) provides small businesses with technical assistance to achieve environmental regulatory compliance. The program supports companies in their effort to prevent pollution and to improve the bottom line by improving the company's environmental performance.
Missouri Enterprise Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Our mission is to help you enhance your productivity, expand your production, increase your sales and improve your profitability. Missouri Department of Natural Resources Environmental Assistance Office Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer EAO helps businesses, farmers, local governments and individuals control or prevent pollution.
Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a cooperative effort involving government and education based service organizations that provides business and technical services to manufacturers and processors throughout the State of Nebraska.  
AUTOMOTIVE  
CCAR-Greenlink Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - CCAR is a partnership of industry, education and government collaborating to meet today's environmental challenges. Pollution Prevention for Auto Repair and Fleet Maintenance - Fact sheets providing complete environmental, technical and economic evaluations of the top pollution prevention "fixes" for auto repair and fleet maintenance operations.
BUILDING  
BEES Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The BEES (Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability) software brings to your fingertips a powerful technique for selecting cost-effective, environmentally-preferable building products. Green Rider - The Green Rider provides information on EPA's programs that promote environmentally and economically sound building practices.
  U.S. Green Building Council Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The US Green Building Council is the building industry's only balanced nonprofit consensus coalition promoting the understanding, development and accelerated implementation of "Green Building" policies, programs, technologies, standards and design practices.
COATINGS  
 CAGE - Coating Alternatives Guide - help users  identify low-volatile organic compound/hazardous air pollutant coatings that may serve as drop-in replacements for existing coating operations.  
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE  
CCAR-Greenlink Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - CCAR is a partnership of industry, education and government collaborating to meet today's environmental challenges. ChemAlliance Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer ChemAlliance is your source of up-to-date information concerning the environmental regulations affecting the chemical industry. ChemAlliance is operated by a partnership of environmental professionals in academia, government and industry.
National Metal Finishing Resource Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Resource Center is being designed to be the most substantial, comprehensive environmental compliance, technical assistance and pollution prevention information source available. U.S. EPA Compliance Assistance Links - A listing of the EPA Compliance Assistance Centers and information on contacting EPA Region 7.
COMPOSTING  
US Composting Council Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The USCC is a trade and professional organization promoting compost. We provide a unified voice for the growing composting industry.  
EMS  
P2Pays Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer- This site serves to provide background and technical information regarding the ISO 14000 family of standards, ISO 14001 and Environmental Management Systems. Environmental Management System Publications- A collection of EMS publications developed by the U.S. EPA.
ENERGY  
Brightfields Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Incorporating solar and other renewable energy technologies into the reuse of industrial properties makes economic and environmental sense. This effort can serve as a national, even international model for the kind of development that promotes livable communities. Buy Energy Efficient Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - A consumer guide to buying energy efficient products for the home.
CADDET Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - CADDET stands for Centre for Analysis and Dissemination of Demonstrated Energy Technologies. It is an international information network that helps managers, engineers, architects and researchers find out about renewable energy and energy-saving technologies that have worked in other countries. Consortium for Energy Efficiency Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - CEE is a national, non-profit organization that promotes energy-efficient products and services.
EERE Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The EERE mission is to strengthen America's energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality in public-private partnerships that: Enhance energy efficiency and productivity; Bring clean, reliable and affordable energy technologies to the marketplace; and Make a difference in the everyday lives of Americans by enhancing their energy choices and their quality of life. Efficient Windows CollaborativeExit EPA Click for Disclaimer - This website provides unbiased information on the benefits of energy-efficient windows, descriptions of how they work, and recommendations for their selection and use.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Your comprehensive resource for energy efficiency and renewable energy information.
Energy Guide Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Advice about today's energy choices. Lower your bills, avoid confusion, and help the earth's environment.
EnergyStar ENERGY STAR offers businesses and consumers energy efficient solutions -- helping to save money while protecting the environment for future generations.
EnergyStar Calculate Your Savings This simple savings tool can help you make the most economical purchases for your facilities by providing an estimate of potential savings.
Residential Energy Efficiency Software - This program shows effective ways to reduce home energy consumption. Topics include insulation, windows, doors, weather-stripping, and caulking. The expert system feature allows users to calculate how much they will save by making their homes more energy efficient. Home Energy Saver Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Home Energy Saver is designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes, and find the resources to make the savings happen.
Million Solar Roofs Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Million Solar Roofs Initiative is an ambitious plan. But bringing solar energy to a million public and private U.S. rooftops—and the environmental and economic benefits that come with it—is worthy of everyone's attention. Office of Industrial Technologies Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Teams of engineering faculty and students from the centers, located at 26 universities around the country, conduct energy audits or industrial assessments and provide recommendations to manufacturers to help them identify opportunities to improve productivity, reduce waste, and save energy.
GARMENT & TEXTILE  
U.S. EPA Design for the Environment Garment & Textile Care Program - The Design for the Environment (DfE) Garment and Textile Care Program is committed to promoting environmentally  benign alternative technologies for garment and textile care through a systems approach to the development, fabrication, manufacture, distribution, and care of garments and textile products.
GENERAL  
 Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Welcome to The Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence website. This site provides our customers with a look at the complete range of world class services and products we offer. Cost Analysis for Pollution Prevention Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Publication that walks you through the process of evaluating the costs and cost savings that may be realized by implementing Pollution Prevention recommendations.
Department of Energy - Office of Industrial Technologies Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - OIT creates partnerships among industry, trade groups, government agencies, and other organizations to research, develop, and deliver advanced energy efficiency, renewable energy, and pollution prevention technologies for industrial customers. EnviroLink Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.
Enviro$en$e - Enviro$en$e provides a single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and data bases. Western Regional Pollution Prevention Network Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer P2-West is an interactive information exchange network designed to bring you up-to date information on Pollution Prevention/Source Reduction.
GreenbizExit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The nonprofit GreenBiz.com works to harness the power of technology to bring environmental information, resources, and tools to the mainstream business community. Joint Service Pollution Prevention Technical Library and the "Official" Navy EMS Library Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Joint Service P2 Technical Library is the single comprehensive resource for information on equipment, technologies, and management practices that reduce or eliminate the generation, disposal, and release of pollutants at joint service installations. The P2 Technical Library is an excellent source of the lessons learned and success stories throughout the joint services, and is useful for researching pollution prevention
opportunities during P2 plan development and other projects.
P2 GEMS Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer P2 GEMS is an Internet search tool for facility planners, engineers, and managers who are looking for technical, process, and materials management information on the web. National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable is the largest membership organization in the United States devoted solely to pollution prevention.
P2 Tech Archives Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer P2Tech is designed to promote discussions between pollution prevention technical assistance providers about methods for implementing pollution prevention. P2RIC (Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center) Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Your gateway for P2 information from and about Region 7 (Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska).
SIRI MSDS IndexExit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Search for MSDS from the manufacturer or our database. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Welcome to UNL's pollution prevention (P2) home page. You will find information on University projects, programs and resources related to P2. We believe that P2 - trying to reduce or prevent the generation of waste - makes good economic and environmental sense.
U.S. EPA Waste Minimization Page - To encourage waste minimization nationwide, the U.S. EPA worked with representatives from numerous stakeholder organizations to develop the Waste Minimization National Plan , which focuses on reducing the generation and subsequent release to the environment of the most persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemicals in hazardous wastes. U.S. EPA Pollution Prevention Page - The Office of Polllution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) works to promote pollution prevention both inside and outside the Agency. This is done in several ways, such as using voluntary pollution reduction programs, engaging in partnerships, providing technical assistance, funding demonstration projects and incorporating cost-effective pollution prevention alternatives into regulations and other initiatives.
GLOBAL WARMING  
Voluntary Ozone Reduction Consortium - Council discusses ozone-reducing strategies.  
GOVERNMENT  
Local Government Environmental Assistance NetworkExit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Local Government Environmental Assistance Network (LGEAN) is a "first-stop shop" providing environmental management, planning, funding, and regulatory information for local government elected and appointed officials, managers and staff.  
Ohio EPA Pollution Prevention Regulatory Integration Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer  
HEALTH  
 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry  Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The mission of ATSDR is to prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associatedwith exposure to hazardous substances from waste sites, unplanned releases, and other sources of pollution.  
HOSPITAL  
Hospitals and Pollution Prevention Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Hospitals for a Health Environment - The primary goal of the H2E effort is to educate health care professionals about pollution prevention opportunities in hospitals and healthcare systems. Through activities, such as the development of best practices, model plans for total waste management, resource directories, and case studies, the project hopes to provide hospitals and healthcare systems with enhanced tools for minimizing the volumes of waste generated and the use of persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemicals.
Reducing Mercury Use in Healthcare - The purpose of this manual is to help hospitals start mercury pollution prevention programs or accelerate programs that have already begun. New federal regulations greatly reduce the amount of mercury that is allowed to be discharged from a municipal wastewater system or an incinerator. By implementing the best management practices described in this manual, you can reduce the level of mercury in the environment and avoid the need for increased regulations in the years to come. Sustainable HospitalsExit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Sustainable Hospitals Project (SHP) provides technical support to the healthcare industry for selecting products and work practices that eliminate or reduce occupational and environmental hazards, maintain quality patient care, and contain costs.
INDIVIDUALS  
Buy Energy Efficient Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - A consumer guide to buying energy efficient products for the home. Residential Energy Efficiency Software - This program shows effective ways to reduce home energy consumption. Topics include insulation, windows, doors, weather-stripping, and caulking. The expert system feature allows users to calculate how much they will save by making their homes more energy efficient.
Home Energy Saver Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Home Energy Saver is designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes, and find the resources to make the savings happen.  
LANDSCAPING  
Natural Landscaping for Public Officials - Natural landscaping minimizes the environmentally detrimental effects of pesticides and fertilizers, as well as the noise pollution, and the emission of air-polluting substances from lawn-maintenance equipment. It virtually eliminates the need to use water for irrigation as is required for turf grass lawns. While not maintenance free, natural landscaping requires less time and money for ongoing maintenance than conventional landscapes.  
 MERCURY  
 Mercury in Schools Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - All the information and resources you need to learn about mercury, teach about mercury, and reduce or eliminate its use in your school.  NEWMOA Mercury Program Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The information resources available in the mercury area of the NEWMOA website are designed to help the NEWMOA states achieve their “virtual elimination” goal for mercury by focusing in particular on efforts to reduce or eliminate mercury from the waste stream.
Reducing Mercury Use in Healthcare - The purpose of this manual is to help hospitals start mercury pollution prevention programs or accelerate programs that have already begun. New federal regulations greatly reduce the amount of mercury that is allowed to be discharged from a municipal wastewater system or an incinerator. By implementing the best management practices described in this manual, you can reduce the level of mercury in the environment and avoid the need for increased regulations in the years to come.  
Metal Finishing  
National Metal Finishing Resource Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer The Resource Center is being designed to be the most substantial, comprehensive environmental compliance, technical assistance and pollution prevention information source available.  
NEWS  
Pollution Prevention News - Pollution Prevention News is a 12-page newsletter  which comes out every two months.  
PRINTING  
Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer This is a communications-based center linking trade, governmental, and university service providers to efficiently provide the most current and complete compliance assistance and pollution prevention information to the printing industry.  
PUBLICATIONS  
U.S. EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Publications - Listings of publications available through EPA Region 7.  
PURCHASING  
EcoMallExit EPA Click for DisclaimerA listing of companies selling "green" products. Environmentally Preferable Purchasing - Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) is a federal-wide program that encourages and assists Executive agencies in the purchasing of environmentally preferable products and services.
RECYCLING  
America Recycles Day - America Recycles Day (ARD) is a national all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization which sponsors this annual campaign with the goal of educating and encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products.  Recycle Iowa Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer- Creating smart business opportunities through recycling.
Recycler's World Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer- Information & Material Exchange Directory  
SCHOOLS  
SMALL BUSINESS  
Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program - The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program(SBEAP) provides small businesses with technical assistance to achieve environmental regulatory compliance. The program supports companies in their effort to prevent pollution and to improve the bottom line by improving the company's environmental performance.  
 SOLVENTS  
 SAGE - Solvent Alternatives Guide - SAGE is a comprehensive guide designed to provide pollution prevention information on solvent and process alternatives for parts cleaning and degreasing.  Solvent Substitution Data Systems - A set of tools to assist in identifying safer solvent alternatives.
VOLUNTARY PROGRAMS  
Partners for the Environment - Partners set practical, meaningful goals to improve and better protect the environment, from conserving water and energy to reducing hazardous emissions, waste, and pesticide risks. U.S. EPA Region 7 Voluntary Programs Page - A listing of  EPA voluntary programs with Region 7 contact information.
WATER  
Facility Manager's Guide to Water Management Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The AMWUA Regional Water Conservation Committee developed this guidebook as a resource to assist in identifying areas where commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities can improve their water use efficiency within reasonable economic parameters.  

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