Driving Waste Prevention Solutions through Sustainable Purchasing
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) can be the key to reducing solid waste generation by minimizing materials and packaging while also saving time and money. But with hundreds of procured products to consider for improvement opportunities, how do you decide where to focus? NYSP2I partnered with Practice Green Health on this webinar that explored two case studies at two hospitals where purchasing decisions were used to reduce waste generation but each approached this opportunity from different angles.
Improving Sustainability in the Healthcare Industry
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) can be the key to reducing solid waste generation by minimizing materials and packaging while also saving time and money. But with hundreds of procured products to consider for improvement opportunities, how do you decide where to focus? This presentation dives into two case studies where purchasing decisions were used to reduce waste generation but each approached this opportunity from different angles.
Pollution Prevention Institute DEC Training 2016
NYSP2I presents on tools that can be used for pollution prevention assistance and discusses case studies where these tools were utilizied.
Professional Wet Cleaning Overview
NYSP2I is addressing the use of toxic perchloroethylene(perc) in garment cleaning by promoting environmentally preferable alternatives through information dissemination, assisting cleaners in the conversion to professional wet cleaning (PWC), and holding demonstrations at established wet cleaners.
Driving Supply Chain Sustainability & the Circular Economy
What is sustainability in the supply chain and how do you meet customer demands? Can a "Circular Economy" drive growth? Learn about these evolving practices and how to incorporate them into your business strategies
EPA P2 Week Event Presentation: Encouraging Dry Cleaners to switch from PERC to Professional Wet Cleaning
NYSP2I presents how it is working to reduce the garment cleaning industry's use of perchloroethylene (PERC) by promoting the use of professional wet cleaning, an environmentally friendlier technology.
EPA P2 Week Event Presentation: Using E3 to Incorporate Sustainability and Green Technologies in Tonawanda, NY
NYSP2I presents its initiative to identify and implement lean, energy, and environment opportunities in Tonawanda, NY
Green Chemistry Guide Listen and Learn Webinar Series: Building the Business Case for Green Chemistry
Al Innes, Michelle Butler and Kate Winnebeck present Chapter 7, how to build the business case for green chemistry, the steps needed for initiating a successful program, and accounting for all cost.
Train the Trainer Workshop: Clean, Green & Healthy Choosing and Using Safer Cleaning & Body Care Products
Health, Family & Home
The goal is to reduce toxics in Greenpoint by educating community citizens on the dangers of everyday household products known to be toxic to the environment and health. This workshop promotes sustainable green practices at the household level and provides Greenpoint residents with the knowledge and skills to reduce their risk of exposure from toxic chemicals found in cleaning and body care products and environmental health hazards.
Sustainable Future: Efficiency in Resource Use and Competitive Positioning For Craft Beverage Producers
Food & Beverage
NYSP2I presents sustainability oportunities for brewers, with speakers from Carey Institute for Global Good (Helderberg Brewshed), RIT, Anheuser-Busch, FX Matt Brewing, Abandon Brewing Co., and Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery.