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The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection – Pollution Prevention View (P2 View) for Spring 2014

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection – Pollution Prevention View (P2 View) for Spring 2014

This quarterly newsletter from the CT DEEP is a great source of information for everyone, not just businesses in Connecticut.  It contains helpful information on pollution prevention activities that can be applied at home or at work nationwide.

Contents for Volume 14, Issue 2 – Spring 2014:

  1. Bon Appetit:  A New Life for Leftovers – Read the statistics about food waste and its impact on our environment.  Celebrate the companies that are already taking steps to reduce food waste and its disposal in landfills.  Learn a simple thing all businesses and homeowners can do to reduce the disposal of compostable food waste in landfills.
  2. Businesses, Institutions, and Agencies Getting Waste Wise – Waste Wise is a waste reduction program managed by the USEPA.  Persons may establish waste minimization goals for their enterprise.  Resources are available from the USEPA for participants.  Those meeting their goals are acknowledged by USEPA and can promote their company as “Waste Wise”.  Read more about USEPA’s Waste Wise program.
  3. Ask Eartha – Read Eartha’s response to a question about microbeads.  Spoiler:  They’re not good.

View the entire P2 View Newsletter for Spring 2014