Buy Recycled: EPA's
Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines - Recycled content
guidelines and other information for U.S. federal government
procurement. Includes directories of manufacturers of a wide range
recycled products for industrial, commercial, and household use.
Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse - Environment
Canada's pollution prevention (P2) website and database featuring
general information, tools, legislation, success stories, and
Cleaner Production in China
- On implementation of cleaner production (pollution prevention)
in China's industries. Case studies, information on policy,
strategies and legislation, and general information and links on
industrial ecology, life cycle assessment, ISO 14000, and related
topics. [Chinese, English]
Earth 911 - Guide to local
resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution
prevention and how help protect the environment.
EDF's Pollution Prevention Alliance - Promotes pollution
prevention and sustainable communities in the Great Lakes region.
Site has information resources on P2.
Envirosense - EPA's main
pollution prevention web site. Includes links to databases and
EPA Office of Solid Waste
- Information about Municipal Solid Waste (MSW); more commonly
known as trash or garbage.
EPA's Extended Product
Responsibility (EPR) Site - This site provides information on
the EPR concept, what initiatives are underway in the U.S. and
internationally, and a wealth of related resources such as
public-private alliances, academic research, publications, and
Prevention Home Page (OPPT) - U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Pollution
Prevention Program. The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990. At EPA,
pollution prevention means source reduction.
Green Truck -
Environmental, regulatory and compliance policies related to the
trucking or truck repair industry.
King County Solid Waste Division - Waste Prevention Activities
- Information about workplace and property management recycling
and waste prevention activities.
- A resource for any light bulb ("lamp") user seeking details on
recycling spent mercury-containing lamps.
LitterButt.com - Help
stop LitterButts by reporting license plates of violators.
Central - Information and tools to help local governments
reduce, reuse, recycle and decrease the amount of solid waste
going to landfills. Includes waste stream analysis tools. From
State of California Integrated Waste Management Board.
New Ideas in Pollution Regulation - The World Bank's Economics
of Industrial Pollution Control Research Project. Find data sets,
mission statement, core team profiles and publications.
North Carolina Division of
Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance -
Information and education resources on recycling, environmental
management systems, and pollution prevention
Office of Pollution Prevention - Case studies and technical
pollution prevention documents for businesses. Also, free
pollution prevention technical assistance services for Ohio
Pacific Northwest Pollution
Prevention Resource Center - Extensive source of information
on pollution prevention technologies and implementation, for
industry, commerce, and households. Includes many relevant
Pollution Prevention Regional
Information Center - Pollution prevention (P2) information for
Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and other areas. Includes news,
on-line information searches, librarian services, event calendar,
service provider and consultant directories, program and project
updates, mailing lists, and links.
Concrete Technology Center (RACTC) - A cooperative effort by
California governments to promote the use of crumb rubber from
scrap tires in roadway rehabilitation. Information on rubberized
asphalt concrete technology.
The Search for Safer and Greener Chemical Solvents in Surface
Cleaning - PhD thesis on environmentally friendly cleaning
Network for Zero Waste - Network of pollution prevention
specialists in the southwestern US. Success stories, news, events
announcements, description of programs, and contacts.
User Guidelines for Waste and Byproduct Material in Pavement
Construction - Extensive technical resource maintained by U.S.
Federal Highway Administration.
Waste Management Trends and Comments - Online newsletter
published by Waste Management Materials Marketing. Provides a
survey of U.S. market conditions and prices for fiber and
non-fiber municipal recyclables.
Indicators of Pollution Management - Article from World Bank's
Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook. (January,