Publications List

What's New in P2 Monthly Bulletin

Although we publish this once a month for e-mail distribution, the bulletin is continually updated. Read current headlines, view links to new resources, and learn about upcoming events at our What's New in P2 page.

Reports, Workbooks and Factsheets

Industry Sectors

General

Do You Use, Store, Manufacture, Distribute or Handle Toxic or Flammable Substances? What You Need to Know About Risk Management Planning. July 1997. 2 pages.
Do Your Process Materials Contain Regulated Chemicals? How to Read a Materials Safety Data Sheet to Find Out. December 1996. 3 pages.
Evaluating Less Toxic Paints and Coatings? Get the Most for Your Money By Calculating True Costs. April 1998. 4 pages.
How to Inventory Your Wastes for Environmental Compliance – A Workbook for All Businesses. 1998. 8 chapters.
Table of Contents
Introduction & Checklist
Chapter 1. Creating Waste Inventory Lists
Chapter 2. Understanding Hazardous Wastes
Chapter 3. Understanding Air Emission Sources
Chapter 4. Understanding Water Pollution Sources
Appendices
Is Your Business Using Regulated Chemicals? Watch Your Profits Evaporate. March 1998. 2 pages.
Pollution Prevention, Energy Efficiency: Two Sides of the Same Coin. December 1999. 2 pages.
Understanding Regulations on Solvent Cleaning Equipment: What You Need to Know to Comply. November 1996. 4 pages.

Aerospace

Aerospace Topic Hub
Aerospace Manufacturing, Repair Operations: What You Need to Know to Comply. October 1997. 4 pages.

Agriculture

P2 Opportunities in Agriculture: A Comparison of Surge and Conventional Irrigation Practices for Onion Production. 1994. 14 pages.
P2 Opportunities in Agriculture: Potential Smoke and Increased Nitrogen Use Efficiency from Kentucky Bluegrass Seed Production. 1994. 2 pages.
P2 in Agriculture: Pesticide Use Reduction. 1995. 16 pages.

Auto Repair

Tuning Up Your Shop: Save Time and Money with Clean Operations (for Operators). November 1998. 3 pages.
P2 Opportunities for Automotive Repair Shops (for Regulators). November 1998. 3 pages.

Building/Construction

Green Building (ARCHIVE) . December 2000. ~ 45 pages.

Electronics

Electronics Industry Casebook. 1994. 53 pages.
Analysis of P2 and Waste Minimization Opportunities using TCA: A Case Study in the Electronics Industry. 1995. 38 pages.
P2 Opportunities in Printed Circuit Board Fabrication: A Description of Projects Implemented by the Fluke Corporation. 1996. 30 pages.
Semiconductor Efficiencies. February 2000. 30 pages. (Not currently available)

Fiberglass Fabrication

Fiberglass Fabrication Industry, Northwest Pollution Prevention and Regulatory Perspectives. 1999. 9 Chapters.
Fiberglass Fabrication Topic Hub

Forestry

P2 Opportunities in the Forestry and Sulfite Pulp Processing Industries. 1993. 20 pages.

Healthcare

Pollution Prevention by the Healthcare Sector. June 2001. 24 pages.

Hospitality

Pollution Prevention in the Hospitality Sector. August 1998. 3 pages.

Industrial Laundries

This fact sheet series is intended for industrial laundries to share with their customers.
How to Investigate and Select Alternative Parts Cleaners
Using Regulated Chemicals? Watch Your Profits Evaporate
Using the Internet to Find Regulatory and Pollution Prevention Information
Get the Most for Your Money By Calculating True Costs
Tuning Up Your Automotive Repair Shop: Save Time and Money with Clean Operations
P2 for Autobody Repair Shops
P2 for Wood Furniture Manufacturers
P2 for Printers

Marinas

P2 Opportunities in the Fishing Industry: Reducing Impacts of Small Petroleum Discharges in Marinas. 1994. 2 pages.

Metal Fabrication/Finishing/Plating:

Analysis of P2 Investments Using TCA: A Case Study in the Metal Finishing Industry. July 1996. 27 pages.
Chromium Electroplating and Anodizing Tanks: What You Need to Know to Comply. October 1997. 4 pages.
Metal Fabrication Industry — Compliance and Pollution Prevention Workbook. 1997. 8 chapters.
Table of Contents
Introduction and Checklist
Chapter 1. Creating Waste Inventory Lists
Chapter 2. Understanding Hazardous Wastes
Chapter 3. Understanding Air Emission Sources
Chapter 4. Understanding Water Pollution Sources
Chapter 5. Identifying & Implementing Best Management Practices & P2 Opportunities
Chapter 6. Continuing to Improve Your Practices
Appendices
Metal Fabrication Topic Hub
Metal Finishing Topic Hub
P2 In Metal Finishing: Plating — A Northwest Industry Roundtable Report. 1995. 34 pages.
Resources to P2 In Metal Finishing: Plating. 1995. 8 pages.

Metal Machining

Metal Machining Sector - Northwest Pollution Prevention and Regulatory Perspectives. 1997. 9 Chapters.
Metal Machining Topic Hub

Oil & Gas

P2 Opportunties in Oil and Gas Production, Drilling and Exploration. 1993. 12 pages.

Paint Manufacturing

Paint and Coatings Manufacturing Industry. 1999. 9 Chapters.
Paint and Coating Manufacturing Topic Hub

Painting

Autodeposition of Organic Coatings. July 1999. 5 pages.
Electrocoating. July 1999. 5 pages.

Printing

Commercial Printing Industry – Compliance and Pollution Prevention Workbook. 1997. 8 chapters.
Table of Contents
Introduction and Checklist
Chapter 1. Creating Waste Inventory Lists
Chapter 2. Understanding Hazardous Wastes
Chapter 3. Understanding Air Emission Sources
Chapter 4. Understanding Water Pollution Sources
Chapter 5. Identifying & Implementing Best Management Practices & P2 Opportunities
Chapter 6. Continuing to Improve Your Practices
Appendices
Rotograuvure and Wide-Web Flexographic Printing: What You Need to Know to Comply. December 1997. 4 pages.

Seafood Processing

Pollution Prevention Opportunities in the Fish Processing Industry. 1993. 13 pages.
Solids Recovery from Seafood Processing Stick Water Using Electrocoagulation. February 1996. 36 pages.

Semiconductor Manufacturing

Semiconductor Manufacturing Topic Hub

Shipbuilding & Repair

Depainting Technology Demonstrations: P2 Benefits & Production Issues. December 1998. 7 chapters.
Large Shipyards in Oregon: Coating Choice Drivers & P2 Opportunities. December 1998. 5 chapters.
Large Shipyards in Washington: P2 & BMP Opportunities. November 1997. 6 chapters.
Shipbuilding and Repair Topic Hub
Shipbuilding and Repair: What You Need to Know to Comply. October 1997. 4 pages.
Small Shipyards and Boatyards in Oregon: Environmental Issues and P2 Opportunities. March 1998. 7 chapters.

Wood Finishing

Economic Analysis: Converting from Petroleum-based to Ultraviolet-light Cured Coating System for Medium-size Wood Products Manufacturers. 1994. 20 pages.
Transfer Efficiency and VOC Emissions of Spray Gun and Coating Technologies in Wood Finishing. 1992. 18 pages.
Wood Furniture Manufacturing – Compliance and Pollution Prevention Workbook. 1998. 8 chapters.
Wood Furniture Manufacturing: What You Need to Know to Comply. July 1997. 4 pages.

Topics:

Alternative Fuels

Alternative Fuels for Fleets (ARCHIVE) . June 1999. ~ 15 pages.

Environmental Measurement

Environmental Measurement Topic Hub
Measurement and P2 for Programs: An Overview of Methods and Listing of Resources. February 1999. ~ 7 pages. (Not currently available)

Environmental Mentoring

Environmental Mentoring Topic Hub

Environmental Purchasing

Environmental Purchasing. July 2000. ~ 30 pages.
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Programs and Strategies: Integrating Environmental and Social Factors into Procurement Practices. October 2003. 98 pages.

Priority Chemicals

Supply Chain Management Fact Sheet Series for Boatyards:
This fact sheet series is intended for boatyards to share with their suppliers.
Fact Sheet #1: DecaBDE Overview. September 2005.
Fact Sheet #2: PBDE – Current Legislation. September 2005.
Fact Sheet #3: DecaBDE Uses and Alternatives. September 2005.
Fact Sheet #4: Supplier Feedback Request Form for Supplier Products Containing DecaBrominated Diphenyl Ether (DecaBDE). September 2005.
Persistent Bioaccumulative Toxins. May 1999. ~ 12 pages.

Product Stewardship

Product Stewardship: Tools for Manufacturers. October 2001. ~ 10 pages.

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management for Environmental Improvement: Greening the Supply Chain. January 2002.

Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design for Schools. January 2001. ~ 30 pages.

P2 Technologies & Products

Adhesives Application

Hot Melt Adhesives. September 1998.
Radiant-Cured Adhesives. September 1998.
Waterbased Adhesives. September 1998.

Conductivity Controls

Conductivity Controls in Water Rinsing, Cooling Towers, and Boilers. February 2005. [Word, 475kb] [PDF, 190 kb]

Industrial Cleaning

Aqueous Cleaning in Manufacturing Operations. March 1996
Cleanliness Measurement Technologies. January 1997
No Clean Fluxes. October 1996
Supercritical CO2 Cleaning. July 1996

Industrial Painting Technologies

Antifouling Coatings. December 2002.
Autodeposition of Organic Coatings. July 1999.
Electrocoating. July 1999.
Powder Coating Wood Furniture. December 2002.


 

Archives

Regional Northwest P2 Roundtable Meeting Reports

PPRC organizes annual Northwest Regional P2 Roundtable meetings to encourage technical assistance providers to share information about P2 activities, projects, and information needs. Meeting reports are available online for meetings from 1998 to now.

P2 Northwest Quarterly Newsletter

PPRC published the P2 Northwest Newsletter on an approximately quarterly basis between 1996 to 2005. Back issues are available online.

P2 Research Projects Database

The Research Projects Database includes summaries of hundreds of pollution prevention research projects conducted by dozens of organizations.

Brown Bag Lunch Meeting Summaries

August 2000"Dow Jones Sustainability Group Indexes"
February 2000"The Business Case for Sustainable Design"
January 2000"Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for the Next Century," a CD-ROM
November 1999EPA Region 10's "Green Building" Project
October 1999Insurance and P2
September 1999Marketing Recyclable Products
August 1999Y2K and the Environment
July 1999Environmental Management - A Manager's Perspective
June 1999PPRC Reports - Alternative Fuels for Fleet Vehicles; Northwest Guide to PBTs
April 1999Promoting Alternative Fuel Vehicles In The Puget Sound Region
March 1999Car Sharing Pilot Project in King County
January 1999Environmental Benefits of Lean Manufacturing
December 1998PBT Strategy
November 1998Insurance - Market Trends and P2
October 1998Technical Reviews - Adhesives
August 1998P2 In Chemical Process Design
July 1998The Natural Step
June 1998P2 and Salmon
May 1998Indicators
April 1998Outlook for Energy Efficiency
March 1998Production-Adjustment Measurement of P2
February 1998ISO 14000
January 1998Environmental Marketing
December 1997P2 and Labor
November 1997Environmental Excellence Programs

Quiz Series

P2 Quiz 1999: At Home
P2 Quiz 1999: At Work
PPRC's Coatings Quiz. 1999.
Do-It-Yourself Auto Repair Quiz. 1999.
P2 Quiz. 1998.