Pollution Prevention (P2): Table of Contents
Welcome to the Topic Hub™ for Pollution Prevention (P2).
This primer is intended as a quick guide to the essential pollution prevention (P2) information on this subject. It is also a compilation of pertinent online resources.
Background and Overview
This section describes and defines pollution prevention (P2), with examples from statutes and synonyms to related terms. The preferred strategy for handling waste, known as the waste management hierarchy, is explained.
This section contains a description of typical sources of waste and an overview of common approaches to devising P2options. It contains links to generic P2 checklists that can help identify P2 project options.
Reasons for Change
There's more to P2 than protecting the environment. Here you will find a list of incentives and justifications for implementing pollution prevention and source reduction. These apply to the waste and pollution generated in typical operations, and are not specific to one industry.
The greatest opportunities lie with a considered approach to identifying source reduction opportunities and moving to implementation. Here you will find several P2 planning and P2 program building guides. A general step-by-step process for getting buy-in and implementing P2 programs is defined in the narrative, as well as links to more detailed resources that will help identify and implement and monitor specific P2 alternatives.
Where To Go for P2 Help
This hub serves as an introduction to P2. The world has countless numbers of P2 specialists who work as technical assistance providers. A few resources are listed here to help you find the resources and P2 specialists most able to help you find P2 opportunities. It also contains lists of newsletters, listserves, clearinghouses, and other searchable resources to help find specific information.
Complete List of Links
A complete list of Pollution Prevention (P2) URLs. They are categorized by resource type, and provide additional in-depth information on this topic.