Army Acquisition Pollution Prevention Support Office
This web site contains links to the Joint Group on Acquisition Pollution Prevention (JG-APP). In accordance with JGAPP charter, the Joint Pollution Prevention Advisory Board (JPPAB) was formally chartered in 1995. The Advisory Board provides technical and programmatic support to the JGAPP and manages, coordinates, and executes the tasks in the JGAPP's Action Plan. Board members are responsible for coordinating all the activities within their respective services and for identifying required resources.
Best Manufacturing Practices Center Of Excellence (BMPCOE)
The goal of the BMPCOE is to identify best practices being used in the areas of design, test, production, facilities, logistics, management, and environment, and to encourage industry and government to share information about these practices. To accomplish this goal, independent teams of government and industry experts have been established to survey organizations that are ready to share information about their own best processes. By fostering the sharing of information across industry lines, BMPCOE has become a resource in helping companies identify their weak areas and examine how other companies have improved similar situations.
Design for Environment
The Design for Environment Website[ExtChr-$0109]s focus is to provide resources for the design and production of environmentally friendly products. Topics include: design alternatives links (cadmium alternatives, chrome alternatives, ODC alternatives, and global warmer alternatives), pollution prevention links, recycling links, hazardous materials links (EPA[ExtChr-$0109]s Top 20, EPA 33/50, hazardous air pollutants, Class I Ozone depleting substances, ATSDR, Regulatory resources, DFE conference announcements, and numerous other valuable internet resources.
Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA)
North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA); formerly North Carolina Office of Waste Reduction (OWR) Helping North Carolina.
Eco-Cycle believes in individual and community action to transform society[ExtChr-$0109]s throw-away ethic into environmentally responsible stewardship. Its mission is to provide publicly-accountable recycling, conservation and education services, and to identify, explore and demonstrate the emerging frontiers of sustainable resource management, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Eco-Cycle is one of the oldest and is the largest of non-profit community recyclers in the U.S. Founded as a community-based grassroots organization in 1976, Eco-Cycle continues to promote a strong conservation ethic for Boulder County, CO. Community support and involvement are the keys to Eco-Cycle's success
Energy Information Administration
Hundreds of links to other energy related sites such as Fuel Groups, Other Energy Groups, Special Features, and Customer Services. This is one of the most complete lists of energy links available.
This voluntary program is a partnership between government and private business that enables individuals to prevent pollution on farms, ranches, and homes using confidential environmental assessments.
International Journal of Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing (ECD&M)
Introduces the rapidly evolving multidisciplinary field of industrial ecology, which seeks to understand how economic activities can be integrated with and have minimal impact on the surrounding natural systems.
Navy CFC & Halon Clearinghouse
The purpose of the Navy CFC & Halon Clearinghouse is to provide users of ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) with a central point of contact for information, data, and expertise on Navy ODS policy, EPA regulations, and alternative, chemicals, process, and equipment.
Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT)
OIT creates partnerships among industry, trade groups, government agencies, and other organizations to research, develop, and deliver advanced energy efficiency, renewable energy, and pollution prevention technologies for industrial customers.
Recycler's World was established as a world wide trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used and surplus items or materials.
Solvent Alternatives Guide (SAGE)
SAGE is a comprehensive guide designed to provide pollution prevention information on solvent and process alternatives for parts cleaning and degreasing.
The Utility Connection
The Utility Connection provides links to over 2,000 electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities, utility associations, organizations, news, magazines, utility financial resources, and related state and federal regulatory and information sites.
The Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP),General Information About the Program and Guiding Businesses Into Compliance With Environmental Programs
The SBAP of the Maryland Department of the Environment was created in April 1993 under the 1990 Clean Air Act to help small businesses comply with air quality programs. In July 1995, the SBAP underwent two significant changes. The program was incorporated in the Environmental Permits Service Center and its duties were expanded to provide small businesses with environmental compliance assistance for all media (air, water, and waste). The SBAP provides real-world help to small businesses both pro-actively (through outreach projects) and reactively (telephone hotline). Please call Linda Barker Moran, Program Manager, Small Business Assistance Program at (410) 631-3165 or (800) 433-1247 with your questions or comments.
The Global Network (GNET)
This site is made possible by a cooperative agreement from the Federal Energy Technology Center (FETC) and the Department of Energy Office of Science and Technology (OST). GNET is a dynamic, communications and information delivery system that facilitates the rapid commercialization and diffusion of environmental technologies through public and private collaboration in the global marketplace.
United States Environmental/Recycling Hotline "Earth's 911"
The U.S. Environmental/Recycling Hotline puts geographically specific information at your fingertips nationwide. Locating this important environmental information and recycling centers "for all types of recyclables,[ExtChr-$041F] is easier than ever before. Just type in your zip code and click away.