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1 Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center D evelopment of Master Agency Pollution Prevention Plan Introduction to PPRC’s P2 Services Presented to Oregon’s Association of Clean Water Agencies TAC Debra Taevs, Deputy Director July 7, 2010

2 Paula Del Giudice, Executive Director Michelle Gaither, Environmental Engineer Cathy Buller, Networking Coordinator Paula Del Giudice, Executive Director PPRC’s Staff (from Seattle)

3 Established in 1990: an alternative to building new hazardous waste disposal sites in the region Serving EPA Region 10 (WA, OR, ID and AK) Provide pollution prevention (P2) information resources, research and networking Support Technical Assistance Providers in federal, state and local government and industry Partner with agencies, businesses and non-profits on a wide variety of projects PPRC’s Background

4 Examples of PPRC Projects Partner/FunderProject EPAMeasurement System, Rapid Research, P2 News, Env’lly Preferable Purchasing State Environmental Agencies WA State P2 Plan Development, Lean and Green, Health Care P2 County GovernmentsUnwanted Medicine Return, By-Product Synergy City GovernmentsGreen Office Fair, Brown Grease to Biofuels, Green Meetings Clean Water ServicesEcoBiz (Ecological Business Certification Program) Non-ProfitsAuto Body & Industrial Paint Training and Outreach, Green Chemistry Private IndustryToxics Footprinting, Basic Carbon Footprinting, Sustainability Review

5 PPRC is one of 8 Regional P2 Centers In 1998 PPRC partnered with similar P2 centers across the U.S. to form the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx™) NetworkPollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx™) Network

6 70+ Topic Hubs Sector-Specific Resources for Pollution Prevention Each hub provides sector background, reasons for change, P2 opportunities and resources. Partial list of sectors: Aerospace Biotechnology Labs 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 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 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) EMS in Government Energy Efficient Schools and Students Environmental Management Accounting Food Service Green Procurement Hospitality

7 Rapid Response Submit your Inquiry for up to 5 hrs of Free Research Service! Examples of Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Questions Pool Disinfection (a community pool, OR) December 2009 Pool Disinfection HDPE Pipe for Potable Water Applications (Sellen Construction) February 2010 HDPE Pipe for Potable Water Applications Environmental Considerations for Dust Control Measures (Clean Water Services, OR) June 2009 Environmental Considerations for Dust Control Measures Low VOC Paint Standards (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10) May 2008 Low VOC Paint Standards Alternatives to Lead Anodes in Chrome-based Electroplating (Oregon Department of Environmental Quality) February 2008 Alternatives to Lead Anodes in Chrome-based Electroplating Brown Grease for Biodiesel (Industrial Ecology Roundtable) January 11, 2008 Brown Grease for Biodiesel Brake Cleaner Alternative (pending) Safety of Plastics in Dental Appliances (anonymous) December 2009 Safety of Plastics in Dental Appliances Safety of PET Water & Beverage Bottles (Calyx) September 2009 Safety of PET Water & Beverage Bottles Solvent Replacement for MEK in Parts Washing (Oregon Department of Environmental Quality) August 2009 Solvent Replacement for MEK in Parts Washing Waterborne Coatings for Collision Repair (Webinar, July 2009) Waterborne Coatings for Collision Repair Toxins in a Drop-In Kid Care Environment (YMCA, Seattle, WA) January 2009 Toxins in a Drop-In Kid Care Environment How to Set Goals for an EPP Program and Measure Progress (Multnomah County, OR) February 25, 2008 How to Set Goals for an EPP Program and Measure Progress Examples of General Rapid Research Questions

8 Webinars ABCs of Developing a Green Business Program Spray Paint Efficiency: Techniques that Technical Assistance Providers Can Teach Greening Chemical Inventories: Innovations to ID safer/greener product choices Opportunities in Lean and Green Chemical Policy 101 and California's Green Chemistry Initiative Washington Storm Water Training Hospital Pharmaceutical Waste Management Webinar Hosting Advertising & RSVPs Services Agenda Development Speakers, Facilitators Notes & Recording Post-Event Surveying Past Topics

9 Collects core national P2 metrics, uses data aggregation tools, and reports results Program metrics sell the economic and environmental value of P2 Helps policy makers assess P2 efforts and determine funding Provides EPA & states with quality data on P2 efforts P2 Results Measurement

10 Thanks for your Time! Contact us at: 1402 Third Ave, Suite 1420 | Seattle, WA T | F | Paula Del Giudice | Executive Director | Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center practical solutions for economic and environmental vitality


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