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Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)™

P2Rx™ Beth Anderson, USEPA
P2Rx™ Coordinator
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW--7409M
Washington, DC 20460
www.p2rx.org

Phone: 202-564-8833
The page you are viewing includes case studies related to:
  • pollution prevention
  • sustainability
  • EMS
  • Water, material and energy conservation

The P2Rx home page provides access to two case study databases (provided below). Case studies are syndicated to regions. Clients accessing the database see their local P2Rx center's logo rather than the Zero Waste logo.

Zero Waste Network (P2Rx™) Thomas Vinson-Peng,
Sr. Program Coordinator
UT Arlington, Center for Environmental Excellence
9390 Research Blvd, Suite 300
Austin, Texas 78759
http://www.uta.edu/ced/
www.zerowastenetwork.org

(512) 904-2281 (Main)
(512) 904-2287 (Direct)
http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/success/
  • pollution prevention
  • sustainability
  • EMS
  • Water, material and energy conservation

Searchable by Industry, process, waste reduced, company state, P2Rx center, and year.

Provides technical specifications, information cost and energy savings information.

Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (P2Rx™) Julie Woosley
North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance, 1639 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1639
919-715-6509

www.esrconline.org
www.p2pays.org
http://www.p2pays.org/ias/case.asp
  • pollution prevention
  • sustainability
  • EMS
  • Water, material and energy conservation

Searchable by SIC code and Industry sector, pollution prevention category, and selected waste streams, processes and pollutants.

Department of Energy (DOE)-Industrial Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Partnership Development-Industrial Energy Efficiency

Scott G. Hutchins
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
http://www.eere.energy.gov/

1-202-257-6062 (cell)

Justin Kitsch
BCS (ITP)

Morgan Evans
BCS (ITP)

Marni Wasserman, BCS (ITP)

Patti Garland, ORNL

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/industry
/saveenergynow/case_studies.html
and http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/industry/
saveenergynow/partners/participating_plants.cfm
  • energy conservation

Case studies organized by company name, industry type, system area, data centers and utilities.

Industrial assessments more detailed than case studies. Searchable by company, state, industry type, system, and year.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Office of Strategic Environmental Management/Lean Manufacturing and the Environment

Chris Reed

Mitch Kidwell

Office of Strategic Environmental Management/Innovation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460

http://www.epa.gov/lean/studies/
  • lean manufacturing practices

Collect Lean Case studies from a variety of sources. Also publish hard copy case studies for distribution at conferences etc.

Green Suppliers Network

Brian Clapp

Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460

https://www.greensuppliers.gov/gsn
/page.gsn?id=success_stories

Cases drawn from work with companies engaged in the Green Suppliers Network

Success stories summarize project and quantifies estimated annual benefit.

Design for Environment

Libby Sommer

Design for the Environment Branch
Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
202.564.1065

http://www.epa.gov/dfe/

No case studies but related resources include:

DfE Best Practices Outreach Kit
DfE Best Practices Self-Evaluation Checklist [PDF]
http://epa.gov/dfe/pubs/
projects/auto/index.htm
National Clean Diesel Campaign

Connie Ruth
Office of Transportation And Air Quality
Ann Arbor, Michigan
734-214-4815
http://www.epa.gov/
cleandiesel/

Case studies associated with grantees and the reduction of diesel emissions: construction and ports.

http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/
construction/casestudies.htm

http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel
/ports/casestudies.htm

Have a listing of programs funded that they are developing case studies on http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/
projnational-2008.htm
.
Climate Leaders (Program in transition)

Melissa Donnelly
Office of Air and Radiation, USEPA
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 343-9546 (p)
(202) 343-2208 (f)

http://www.epa.gov/
climateleaders/casestudies/
  • Reduction of Green House gas emissions
Searchable database by partner program, inventory management, goal setting, energy efficiency, renewable energy, non-CO2 emissions, goal setting, communications and offsets.
Department of Commerce
Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative

Morgan Barr
International Economist
Office of Trade Policy Analysis
Manufacturing and Services
International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20230

(202) 482-3704

www.manufacturing.gov/sustainability Provides clearinghouse function and referral to others.