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PPRC releases 15th guide to sector-based pollution prevention information


Climate change Topic HubTM provides in-depth, peer-reviewed compendium on global warming

Seattle, WA-The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center today has released the Climate Change Topic HubTM, a peer-reviewed, information-packed online resource geared toward small- to medium-sized businesses and industrial sectors that offers an extensive list of pollution prevention opportunities involving process modification, material substitution, and new technology.

Additionally, it provides over 100 topic-related electronic tools, websites, and reference articles. It includes the contact information for over 20 agencies, nonprofits, partnerships, and programs that offer expertise in climate change.

"This Topic HubTM should serve as valuable resource for pollution prevention programs, regulators, environmental and sustainability managers, and any small- to medium-sized business or industrial sector interested in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and effectively managing fuel and energy efficiency," said PPRC Executive Director and primary Climate Change Topic HubTM author Paula J. Del Giudice.

View the complete Climate Change Topic HubTM here: http://pprc.org/hubs/index.cfm?page=toc&hub_id=1012&subsec_id=7

Topic HubsTM are web-based guides to peer-reviewed pollution prevention information and expertise on a particular subject. Topics range from sector-wide compendiums such as aerospace industry to more narrowly-focused topics such as semiconductor manufacturing. Topic HubsTM include background information, pollution prevention opportunities, reasons for change, where to go for help, and links to more information on the subject.

The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) is the leading regional non-profit that provides practical, on-the-ground technical assistance to businesses, public agencies, and non-profits that are seeking to conserve resources and improve economic performance. PPRC's projects include lean and green for industry, various environmental trainings in the form of webinars, environmentally preferable purchasing, green office training, fiscal agentry and the Spray Technique Applied Research (STAR) training for painters. PPRC also provides research that includes development of best management practices, life-cycle analysis, toxics- and greenhouse gas (GHG)-footprinting, and a free research program for a specific environmental issue or question.

Jonathan Stumpf | communications manager

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