U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Pollution Prevention Resources

This page offers access to EPA’s information and outreach materials on pollution prevention that include the Pollution Prevention Clearinghouse (PPIC), P2 related newsletters, EPA P2 publications for general P2 information and technical assistance, and case studies.

Visit the U.S. EPA Pollution Prevention (P2) Resources page.
 

P2 Resources for Business

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.

Explore the various P2 resources and information available to help your business.


 

Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC)

Greening Sports Directory

Sports venues in America have tremendous potential to reduce their environmental impact by greening operations and engaging fans in green initiatives. PPRC’s “Greening Sports” project is designed to complement efforts by the Green Sports Alliance, U.S. EPA, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and others to help teams, venues, and leagues improve their environmental and economic performance.

View the Greening Sports and other useful P2 content on the PPRC website.


 

Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA)

National Mercury Reduction Programs Database

Search here to find out about mercury reduction programs that have taken place nationally.

 

National Sustainable Lodging Network

Quality information and connections in the field of sustainable lodging.

http://sustainablelodging.org/


 

Zero Waste Network (ZWN)

Case Study Database

The Zero Waste Network case study database has over 500 catalogued P2 success stories. Each case study is an example of how a real facility saved money, reduced waste, and/or lowered their regulatory burden through an innovative P2 practice. The studies are often written in a company’s own words, with minimal editing.

http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/success/


 

Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (Archive)

Portal to resources developed by the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)

This guide links to tools and resources developed by the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR), a regional pollution prevention (P2) information center funded through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pollution Prevention Information Network (PPIN) grant program from 1995-2018. GLRPPR was one of eight regional P2 information centers that comprised the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx) network.

http://guides.library.illinois.edu/GLRPPR-archive


 

Iowa DNR Pollution Prevention Services

P2 InfoHouse

The Pollution Prevention Services InfoHouse is a searchable online collection of more than 50,000 pollution prevention (P2) related publications, fact sheets, case studies and technical reports.

https://p2infohouse.org