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Most engine degreasers and brake cleaners contain petroleum distillates and other chemicals that are harmful to human health and the environment. These solvents may be used in enclosed parts washers, a simple bucket/small tank, or in aerosol form. Most are quite volatile and the fumes, or fine aerosolized particles (in…
So what exactly is a fatberg?  Fatbergs consist of clumps of fats, oils and grease (FOG) lately joined by the addition of “disposable” wipes.  They can also include facial tissue, paper towels, tampons, sanitary towels, condoms, and other wastes flushed into the sanitary sewer system.  As this collection of matter…
Paints, paint strippers, cleaning chemicals and other compounds used in the collision repair industry have traditionally contained toxic materials, in some cases at very high levels.  As many as 64 percent of collision repair shops are already using waterborne paint (Autobody News, 2018). Waterborne paints are a practical, environmentally friendly…
Below is our video for the webinar we hosted on August 9th titled Understanding Refrigerants: Challenges and Best Practices Webinar. Recent technology advances provide options for refrigerant end-users to remain compliant, save money, and provide high-quality for their customers. Are you prepared to discuss the compliance challenges and opportunities to…
Our Regional Roundtable is approaching fast. This event exists to bring together pollution prevention leaders and problem-solvers to help create a cleaner, healthier, and more vibrant region.
We have just published a series of Frequently Asked Question reports that answer questions about cadmium in fertilizer, the current state of our legal protections, and possible pollution prevention tactics.
In this neck of the woods, many of us strive to continually improve commitments to sustainability. Still, Earth Day can be a good day to do a little introspection and to set some personal and organizational goals.
Last week, the Washington Department of Health published the results of their 'Investigation of Reported Cancer Among Soccer Players in Washington State.' What can we take away from the results?
Our Executive Director, Paula Del Giudice, recently delivered a TEDx talk on how sports stadiums are leading the way toward Zero Waste.
Day Two of the Roundtable grappled with the future of pollution prevention, from changing the way we talk about pollution prevention to dealing proactively with the toxic threats in our products, waters, and foods.

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