ESRC Training Series - Webinar 1: Practical Approaches to Source Reduction

 

Description

Recorded on February 6, 2018

Duration: 57 minutes


The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) delivered a training series of webinars intended to enhance business operations through applied sustainability strategies.

This four-part webinar series provides insight on making the business case for environmental sustainability, identifying the building blocks of a systematic approach for success and provides examples and resources to help turn actions into outcomes.

Topics include:

  • Waste minimization
  • The “Cost of Doing Nothing”
  • Chemical substitution, reuse and waste exchanges
  • Evaluation tools and resources
  • Success story presentation
  • Technical assistance

View this Webinar on the ESRC YouTube Channel

View the ESRC Sustainable Business Training Series YouTube playlist.

Presentation Info

Presenters:

Cheryl Eakle, Senior Sustainability Engineer,
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Mark Toda, Senior Sustainability Engineer
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Nicole Krenner, Corporate Sustainability Officer
3M Corporation

 


Contents:

[00:01] Introduction

[01:35] The Business Case for Source Reduction

[09:52] P2 opportunities

[21:45] P2 Tools and Resources

[35:23] Company Spotlight – 3M Corporation

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References

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
https://www.energystar.gov/buildings/facility-owners-and-managers/existing-buildings/use-portfolio-manager

P2 Calculators
https://www.epa.gov/p2/pollution-prevention-tools-and-calculators

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program
https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-data-and-tools

EPA Safer Choice
https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
https://www.epa.gov/p2

Toxic Use Reduction Institute (TURI)
https://www.turi.org/About/Library

Zero Waste Network (ZWN)
http://www.zerowastenetwork.org

Pollution Prevention 101
http://guides.library.illinois.edu/c.php?g=347990&p=2345749

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR)
http://www.p2.org/

Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)
http://www.p2rx.org/

State/Local Technical Assistance Providers
https://www.epa.gov/p2/p2-resources-business#tech

3M – Progress towards Our 2025 Goals
https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/sustainability-report/goals-and-results/

3M – 2017 Sustainability Report
https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/sustainability-report/