P2 Impact at GreenBiz

In the most recent P2 Impact column on GreenBiz, Jean Ponzi, green resources manager at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s EarthWays Center, explains how businesses and event planners in St. Louis are seizing the business opportunities embedded in the trend toward zero waste.

Read Jean Ponzi’s article in GreenBiz about the city’s efforts.

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P2 Act 25th Anniversary Retrospective Report Published

Twenty-five years ago, Congress passed the Pollution Prevention (P2) Act. What prompted the Act? What is the Act’s impact and legacy? And what’s next for pollution prevention?

To help answer these questions, the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) has compiled a P2 Retrospective Report. The report dives into the history of pollution prevention,

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Celebrate P2 Week! - Sept 21-27

P2 Week is held during the 3rd week in September each year and provides an opportunity for individuals, businesses and government to highlight their P2 and environmental sustainability activities and achievements, expand current P2 efforts and commit to new actions. Pollution Prevention (P2) is recognized as an effective tool for protecting the environment and the

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NPPR Releases New P2 Report

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR), in conjunction with the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx), has prepared a full report of the results of P2 efforts form 2010 – 2012. It describes participants, methodology for data collection and analysis, results, and future efforts to improve the collection and sharing of P2 results.

Pollution Prevention Strategies

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P2 Case Studies from Virginia

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of Pollution Prevention has posted a number of Pollution Prevention Case Studies to encourage companies and municipalities throughout the state to adopt pollution prevention practices by showing real world examples and identifying technologies and techniques that were successful.

The case studies showcase the effectiveness of pollution prevention projects

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5 ways EHS pros can solve pollution challenges

To go green and save money, you need to ask one simple question: What is causing the pollution? Simple as the question seems, many people who are responsible for managing waste, maintaining air emission control equipment, managing records or even paying an electric bill have little or no idea how they generate pollution.

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IC2 Releases Toxic Chemical Alternative Guide

The Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) published a Guide on January 8, 2014 to help businesses, governments and interested parties evaluate alternatives to toxic chemicals in products. The Guide is designed help create safer products and reduce the impact that chemicals have on human health and the environment. The IC2 is an association of state, local,

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Alabama Environmental Council to Host Forum

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Alabama’s energy future will be up for discussion next week as the Alabama Environmental Council hosts its second POWER-UP forum with experts in efficiency, renewables and alternative energy.

Dr. Marilyn Brown, a professor at Georgia Tech, a visiting professor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a board member of the Tennessee Valley

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Governor Corbett Announces Energy-Efficiency, Pollution-Prevention Grants for Four Small Businesses Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1243045#ixzz2U3AmZsFR

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $32,880 in grants to help four small businesses across Pennsylvania invest in energy-efficiency or pollution-prevention projects.

Pennsylvania’s Small Business Advantage Grant program, funded through the state’s Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act, helps businesses with 100 or fewer

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NC Biotech Center awards $2.5M in 1Q grants, loans

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded more than $2.5 million in loans and grants to life science companies, startups and others during the first quarter. The Biotechnology Center, which has the mission of supporting biotechnology research, business, education and policy, has been providing grants and loans to entities in the state since 1984.

Among the

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