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Pollution Prevention & Zero Waste Technical Training for Tribes

Do you want to reduce harmful chemicals in products and wastes in your community? Do you want to reduce impacts on the environment and risks to human health? Reducing waste can lower disposal costs, increase health protection for your community, lead to a cleaner environment, and benefit the performance of your operations.

 

Learn how Pollution Prevention & Zero Waste principles can help you reduce hazardous and nonhazardous waste from your Tribal operations!

The Pollution Prevention Resource Center and Gary Liss & Associates are offering a free 6-hour, in-person training for Tribes in Washington State. The training includes:
 

  • How to use Pollution Prevention (P2) and Zero Waste strategies to make improvements in purchasing and operations

  • How to identify various harmful chemicals in products and wastes

  • How to identify hazardous and non-hazardous wastes

  • Choosing safer product and material alternatives

  • Implementing practical ways to reduce impacts on the environment & risks to health

  • Applying these principles in day-to-day work and operations

  • Developing a green purchasing policy

  • Writing a P2 and zero waste plan


Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion and one-year of on demand, technical assistance from PPRC and Gary Liss & Associates to help you implement your P2 and Zero Waste plan.


If you are interested in hosting this training for your staff, contact PPRC at 206-352-2050 ext. 101 or email Ed Gonzalez (egonzalez@pprc.org).

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