Pollution Prevention Week
As we mark this year’s annual Pollution Prevention (P2) Week -- September 19 to 25 -- we are highlighting the many efforts of EPA, its state partners, industry and citizens to prevent pollution before it begins. Eliminating the sources of pollution prevents damage from being done in the first place and it eliminates the need for costly controls and cleanup.
This week we urge you to continue to spread the word: think of ways to prevent pollution in your world, innovate, do it the green way from the beginning! That’s the key to saving our planet’s resources and moving toward sustainability. Please join in, renew your efforts and pat yourself on the back for progress you’ve made. Congratulations on every step! Learn more about EPA's P2 program.
Our EPA blog asks: What's an ounce of prevention worth?
Another EPA blog on how "Preventing pollution begins at home."
P2 Resources for Businesses
What You Can Do
You can prevent pollution every day and conserve natural resources:
- Take steps to reduce your impact on climate change.
- Use safer cleaning products in your home. Find products that display the Safer Choice label available in stores now.
- More ideas for: At Home, At Work and At School.