P2 Planning Helpful Resource Links

Various resources are available to help businesses develop a successful pollution prevention strategy. Browse the following links for information on topics such as industry-specific pollution prevention, energy and water conservation, air quality practices and recycling.

Sector Specific Resources for Business

EPA’s Industry Specific Sector Notebooks contain profiles and P2 opportunities for different business sectors | View Now > 

EPA’s P2 Resources for Business provides useful P2 information for auto repair, healthcare, metal finishing and janitorial activities | View Now >

Topic Hubs from the Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN) provide specific P2 opportunities for different business sectors. These web based guides contain peer-reviewed information as well as key processes for different business operations | View Now >

ADEQ’s EMS guidance document was prepared to assist small-to-medium sized businesses establish and maintain an EMS | View Now >

Energy Resources

Energy Star for small businesses provides information on how to prevent pollution by reducing energy, leading to significant cost savings | View Now >

US Small Business Administration can help estimate your current energy usage | View Now >

Arizona Goes Solar’s website is an effort by the Arizona Corporate Commission and implemented by the electric utilities to provide residential and business customers information regarding solar options and incentives in Arizona | View Now >

Water Resources

EPA’s WaterSense® Program provides information and strategies for saving money and water that can help you manage your facility’s water use | View Now >

Arizona Department of Water Resources' Commercial, Industrial and Institutional homepage has more information on water conservation tools, programs and resources in Arizona | View Now >

ADEQ’s Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities fact sheet can help you determine if there are specific permitting requirements for your business. The key to compliance with the MSGP is to keep pollutants out of stormwater through the use of proper P2 practices. These practices or control measures are site-specific and based on the nature of the activities and types of pollutants potentially exposed to and transported by stormwater | View Now >

ADEQ’s Water Quality Division web site contains further information on obtaining authorization for discharges of stormwater associated with construction activity and information on Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) | View Now >

Air Resources

Be Air Aware - ADEQ web page | View Now >

Hourly Air Quality Forecasting | View Now >

Recycling Resources

ADEQ’s recycling webpage provides useful recycling information, including a recycling locator to find where you can recycle various items in Arizona | View Now >