P2 Resources for Business
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Pollution prevention pays! Increasingly the nation's leading corporations are coming to understand the value of pollution prevention -- as an environmental strategy, a sustainable practice and as a fundamental principle for all our society. Read "Why should you care about preventing waste?" to learn how to start a waste reduction program and how to measure success.
- The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) collects information to track industry progress in reducing waste generation and moving towards safer waste management alternatives.
- TRI's P2 Search Tool now helps identify P2 successes and compare P2 performance at both the facility and corporate level.
- Read more pollution prevention case studies.
- Read EPA's pollution prevention technical assistance publications.
- Pollution Prevention 101: resources for pollution prevention technical assistance providers. Geared particularly to those new in the field of P2.
- Safer Choice: Is an EPA program that helps consumers, businesses and institutional buyers identify products that are safer for human health and the environment.
- E3: Economy, Energy and Environment: Is a federal technical assistance framework helping communities, manufacturers and manufacturing supply chains adapt and thrive in today's green economy.
- Federal Green Challenge: A national effort under US EPA's Sustainable Materials Management Program, challenging EPA and other federal agencies throughout the country to lead by example in reducing the federal government's environmental impact.
- Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx) Centers: Funded in part through EPA grants these regional centers provide pollution prevention information resources, training and networking opportunities to states, local governments and technical assistance providers in their region.
- Compliance Assistance Centers: These national centers provide access to the information you need, in a way that helps makes sense of environmental regulations. Each center addresses real world issues faced by a specific industry or government sector, such as for agriculture, auto repair, chemical, printing, transportation, metal finishing, painting and coating, federal facilities and other sectors.