P2 Tools - Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center

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PPRC


20
th

Anniversary in 2011


Serve EPA Region 10 (WA, OR, ID and AK)


Provide pollution prevention information
resources and research


Support technical service providers in State
and Local government and industry


Wide variety of P2 projects and tools

Pollution Prevention Resource Center
(PPRC)

PPRC is one of 10 Centers

in each EPA Region

PPRC

P2 Centers have the skills
and services to fulfill
requirements of SB 737


PPRC is partnering with
CWS to provide



Source identification


P2 Planning


Outreach and technical
support


Pollution Prevention Tools

P2 Toolset


Topic Hubs


Rapid Response


Pharm Take Back


Toxics Footprinting


Lean and Green


Webinars


Case Studies


Eco Certification
Program


By
-
Product Synergy


Measurement System


P2 Wiki


Roundtables


Technical Assistance

Topic Hubs

(Sector Focused P2 WebPages)

Topic Hubs™ Developed By PPRC

Aerospace


Biotechnology Labs

Climate Change

Economic Incentives


Environmental Measurement


Environmental Mentoring


Fiberglass Fabrication


Lean and Environment


Metal Finishing


P2 for Area Source Categories


P2 for Hospital Sterilizers


Paint & Coating Manufacturing


Product Stewardship


Semiconductor Manufacturing


Ship Building & Repair




Topic Hubs™ Developed By Other P2Rx™ Centers


Agricultural Teaching Labs

Auto Body

Auto Repair

Auto Salvage
-
Great Lakes Region

Clean Snowmobiles

Community Growth

Construction Science Education

Dioxin

Dry Cleaning

Electric Utilities

Electronic Waste

EMS

EMS in Government

Energy Efficient Schools and Students

Environmental Management
Accounting

Food Service

Green Procurement

Hospitality

Household Hazardous Materials

Industrial Composting

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for
Schools

Landscaping

Lead

Lead Sinkers



Marinas & Small Boat Harbors

Meat Processing

Mercury

Mercury
-
Automotive

Mercury
-
Dental

Mercury
-
Health Care

Mercury
-
Schools

Mercury
-
Thermometers

Mercury
-
Thermostats

Metal Fabrication & Machining

Oil and Gas

P2 and Environmental Security
Pollution
Prevention (P2)

Pollution Prevention (P2) for Consumers

Pollution Prevention (P2) Internships

Pollution Prevention for Arts Education

Pork Production

Printing
-
Flexography

Printing
-
Lithography

Public Lands

Publicly Owned Treatment Works

Regulatory Integration

Residential Construction

Ski Areas

Sustainable School Design

Technology Diffusion

Textiles


Wood Furniture Manufacturing

Youth Education

Rapid Response

Free Service!


Rapid individual assistance


Research on less toxic substitution questions from
government, non
-
profit, and business


Environmentally preferable alternatives or processes


May consult engineers or tech staff


Research results are shared, tweeted, FaceBooked

Lean and Green


EPA’s
Lean and
Environment Toolkit

(2006) and

Lean and
Energy Toolkit

(2007)



Shows lean practitioners
how to integrate
environmental &
energy& chemical
considerations into lean


Webinar Series


ABCs of Developing a Green Business Program


Greening Your Chemical Inventories: innovations in
identifying safer/greener product choices


Safer Alternatives for Parts Cleaning in Auto Repair


Safer Alternatives in Cleanup Solvents for
Lithographic Printing


Safer Alternatives in Dry Cleaning


Chemical Policy 101 and California's Green
Chemistry Initiative

Eight webinars
attended by
nearly 500
participants

Pharm

Take
-
Back


Two
-
year Medicine Return Pilot Project in WA


Multi
-
agency/stakeholder effort


Resulted in proper disposal of over 15,000
pounds of unused household pharmaceuticals


Status quo for many is flushing


P2 Results Task Force



By
-
Product Synergy


Materials Exchange


Beneficial Use


Resourceful Use


Industrial Symbiosis

Industrial Ecology

(a rose by any other name…)

Image courtesy of http://stantonssheetmusic.wordpress.com/2009/04/

Region 10 P2 Measurement Highlights


Reduced Operating Costs



$524,275,825.59





Non Hazardous Materials




665,711


Pounds/Year

Hazardous Materials





18,772,120


Pounds/Year

Hazardous Wastes





203,371,896


Pounds/Year

Air Emissions (includes mobile sources)



60,488,990


Pounds/Year

Solid Waste





439,022,593


Pounds/Year

Water Use






3,176,226,670


Gallons / Year

Energy




Electricity





833,887,220


Kilowatt hours / Year


Natural Gas




27,705,742


Therms / Year


Vehicle Miles




14,825,160


Miles / Year


Diesel





37,000


Gallons / Year


Jet Fuel





15,000,000


Gallons / Year


Coal





7,100


Tons / Year



Purpose

P2 Results Data System

Purpose


Clean Production Action’s
Green Screen
-
”the
first open source tool to identify substances
that are inherently less hazardous for humans
and the environment“



Environmental Working Group’s
Skin Deep
-

Other Resources


Ecological Business Certification


Contact :


Debra Taevs


PPRC

8040 SE 51
st

Ave.


Portland, OR 97206


Tel:503
-
336
-
1256 Cell: 503
-
889
-
6488


dtaevs@pprc.org


http://www.pprc.org/