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New York State Pollution Prevention Institute New York State Pollution Prevention Institute


Training and Workshops

We help businesses, nonprofits, and community groups build the skills and knowledge they need to become drivers of a more sustainable New York State.

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) offers an impactful educational program that is designed to empower employees and key stakeholders as active players in an organization’s sustainability strategy.

Workshops and Trainings

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For businesses

NYSP2I facilitators train key personnel of large and small businesses to develop the practical skills and competencies they need to support a successful sustainability program. Each training is designed to educate employees to help companies realize the financial and operational benefits of using resources more efficiently.

Past workshop and training topics include the following:

  • how to write a sustainability plan
  • understanding sustainable food processing
  • how to implement sustainability strategies in healthcare
  • how to drive supply chain sustainability
  • how to manage energy in accordance with ISO 50001
  • an introduction to sustainable metal-finishing cleaning
  • achieving resource efficiency and competitive positioning as a craft beverage producer
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For nonprofits and community groups

Through live workshops and our archive of training materials, NYSP2I supports nonprofits and community groups across New York State with the knowledge and resources they need to live and work more sustainably.

Past workshop and training topics include the following:

  • how to reduce risk of exposure to harmful chemicals through product choice
  • how to dispose of hazardous materials like compact fluorescent lamp lightbulbs, prescription drugs, and batteries
  • how to become a sustainability-minded consumer