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The Environmental Integration Initiative


Sources of Information
The following links and contacts have been selected to complement and build on the information provided in this manual.  To send us specific questions or request more information on the Environmental Integration Initiative, please select here.


Oleaner production clearing houses are special libraries that focus on alternative industrial process and alternative technical information:

Massachusetts Clearing Houses:

  1. Technology Transfer Center (TTC) located at the Toxics Use Reduction Institute at the University of Massachusetts Lowell; call Anne Berlin Blackman at 508/934-3124.
  2. Northeast Waste Management Officials Association (NEWMOA) in Boston; contact Lisa Regenstein 617/367-8558.
  3. EPA Research Library for Solid and Hazardous Waste in Boston; contact Fred Friedman at 617/571-9687.
  4. EPA Region 1 Main Library in Boston; call 617/565-3300.

Increasingly the Internet is an excellent source of information about cleaner production.

  1. P2Gems ( Internet search tool for facility planners, engineers and managers who are looking for technical and process or materials management information on the Web. Over 300 sites with information valuable to TUR planning have been selected and catalogued for easy use. P2Gems are accessed by keywords that are organized into product, process, chemical, or management technique categories.
  2. P2 Experts: ( Designed to help companies overcome P2 informational barriers, P2 Experts provides a quick and easy way to locate individuals with specific P2 expertise, industrial experience, or process knowledge. P2 Experts also provides an opportunity for members to promote their P2 skills, cultivate business connections, and establish government contacts.
  3. EPA Envirosense: Envirosense is an integral part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's web site. It attempts to provide a single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and databases. Included are pollution prevention case studies, technologies, points of contact, environmental statues, executive orders, regulations, and compliance and enforcement policies and guidelines.
  4. Pollution Prevention Resources ( from the Great Lakes Information Network, includes archives of the P2TECH Email List.
  5. FEDWORLD: ( Gateway to US Government sites and information.
  6. EcoWeb: ( University of Virginia hub for ecological sites.
  7. NBEN Online: ( Northeast Business Environmental Network, private sector resource for companies of all sizes and sectors who seek to improve their environmental performance and profitability.



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Created by the Environmental Integration Initiative
Revised: 09/26/07

Online manual developed by Greg Geyer and MPWM