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EPA POLLUTION PREVENTION POCKETBOOK ANSWERS: "WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PREVENTING WASTE?"

Release Date: 11/09/2001
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FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2001
EPA POLLUTION PREVENTION POCKETBOOK ANSWERS:
"WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PREVENTING WASTE?"

David Deegan 202-564-7873/deegan.dave@epa.gov


Small businesses and other interested parties are encouraged to obtain an easy-to-use reference guide on pollution prevention called "Why should you care about preventing waste? -- The Pollution Prevention Pocketbook.@ This resource was recently developed by EPA in collaboration with the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange. The guide highlights exceptional national and regional pollution prevention resources and provides steps to identifying opportunities, implementing change and measuring waste reduction successes. The goal is to conserve resources and to promote more efficient, and profitable, business practices. Copies of the Pollution Prevention Pocketbook are available by calling EPA=s Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse at 202-260-1023, or via email at ppic@epa.gov. More information on EPA=s pollution prevention program is available at: http://www.epa.gov/p2

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