DEEP: P2
P2
Energy
 Biodiesel
 Biomass
 Energy Efficiency and Climate Change
 P2 Energy Topics

Government
 Connecticut's Lawn Care Pesticide Ban
  This page covers the ban on pesticides on school and day care grounds (PA 09-56).
 Green Your Training, Meetings and Events
  Describes how CT state agencies can make training and meetings green by conserving energy, reducing waste, recycling and purchasing environmetally preferable products.
 How To Green Your CT State Agency
  Provides tips, resources and contact to green CT State Agencies.
 Organic Land Care
  Provides information about how towns can transition to organic land care, including a DVD showing how some CT municipalities have made the transition.
 Organic Lawn Care DVD Transcript
  Transcript for the DVD produced by Connecticut DEP about how municipalities can transition from conventional land care to organic land care.
 P2 for State and Local Government Agencies
 What DEEP Is Doing To Green Our Agency
  Information about what the DEEP is doing to green our Agency operations

GreenCircle Award
 1998 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1998 Government GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1998 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1998 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1999 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1999 Government GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1999 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 1999 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2000 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2000 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2000 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2000 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2001 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2001 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2001 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2001 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2002 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2002 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2002 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2002 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2003 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2003 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2003 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2003 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2004 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2004 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2004 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2004 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2005 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2005 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2005 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
  List of 2005 Individual/Civic Group Related GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2005 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2006 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2006 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2006 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
  List of 2006 Individual/Civic Group Related GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2006 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2007 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2007 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
  List of 2007 Individual/Civic Group Related GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2007 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2008 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2008 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2008 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
  List of 2008 Individual/Civic Group Related GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2008 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2009 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2009 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2009 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2009 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2010 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2010 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2010 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2010 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2011 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2011 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2011 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2011 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2012 Business/Industry GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2012 Government/Institutional GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2012 Individual/Civic Group GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2012 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 2013 School GreenCircle Award Recipients
 Special Event GreenCircle Award Recipients

GreenCircle General Info
 GreenCircle Award Program
 GreenCircle Award Recipients

Individual
 Antifreeze Management for Individuals
  Antifreeze is used as an engine coolant in cars, trucks, boats and buses, it is important to manage this material properly so that it does not cause harm to the environment. Targeted to individuals, not businesses.
 Degreaser Management for Individuals
  Degreasers are chemicals that are used to clean metal by washing dirt, grease and oil from auto engine parts.This page targeted to the home handy person, not a business.
 Disposing of Prescription Medicines and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Products
  Guidelines for the proper disposal of prescription medicines, over the counter drugs and other medical supplies
 Eating For Health and the Environment
  This pages describes the problem with conventional farming and offers ways to eat more sustainably.
 Environmental Alternatives for the Bathroom
 Environmental Alternatives for the Bedroom
 Environmental Alternatives for the Garden
 Environmental Alternatives for the Kitchen
 Environmental Alternatives for the Laundry Room
 Environmental Alternatives for the Living Room
 Green Home Quiz
 Healthy Home
 Household Alternatives for Reducing Toxic Products in Your Home
 It's Greening Cats and Dogs
  This page describes the how unhealthy air, water, food and toxic chemicals affect pets as well as the impact they have on the environment.
 Kids, Teens and the Environment
  Describes the impact kids and teens have on the environment; how unhealthy air, water and toxic chemicals affect kids and teens and some solutions.
 Organic Lawn Care For Consumers
  This page explains how homeowners can use organic land care practices to maintain their lawns.
 P2 for Individuals and Families
 Practice P2 at Home
  Describes the ways an individual can have less impact on the enviroment by greening their home through sustable practices and changes in their behavior.
 Reducing Your Environmental Footprint

Industry
 Connecticut Green Lodging Certified Hotels
  This is the list of lodging establishments that have been certifed through the CT Green Lodging program.
 Garment Care Industry Pollution Prevention Fact Sheet Index
  Description: List of Pollution Prevention Garment Care Business fact sheets. These fact sheets provide information on suggested management practices and pollution prevention strategies to help garment care businesses save money, reduce liabilities, and lessen environmental impacts.
 Greening the Hospitality Industry
  Provides information on CT's "Green Lodging" Certification Program, resources for green hotels, and a list of certified lodging facilities in CT
 Pollution Prevention for Business
  Description: An effective pollution prevention program involves gathering a team of knowlegeable employees and staff toagther documenting how the manufacturing processes really work, then taking time to uncover where losses occur.
 Sustainable Practices and Resources For the Landscaping and Lawn Care Industry
  Provides information about sustainable practices for the landscaping and lawn care industry
 Toxics in Packaging Legislation
  Description: A Connecticut law passed in 1990 prohibits the intentional use of certain heavy metals in packaging sold or offered for promotional purposes in the state.
 Vehicle Repair and Body Shops P2 Fact Sheet Index
  Description: Pollution Prevention and Regulatory Assistance for Vehicle Repair/Body Shops

Institutions
 Connecticut Hospital Environmental Roundtable (CHER)
  The CT DEEP, Office of Pollution Prevention organizes the CT Hospital Environmental Roundtable. CHER provides a setting for hospitals to learn from each other by sharing ideas, presenting success stories, keeping up-to-date on available resources, and discussing issues that affect the health care industry. This page has resources from CHER workshops.
 Internet Resources for Environmentally Preferable Products
  Internet resources for environmentally preferable products for hospitals.
 Pollution Prevention 2003 Hospital Environmental Assessment Tool
  Description: During the summer of 2003, interns from the University of New Hampshire assisted hospitals with completing a self-assessment survey tool. The survey focused on basic environmental performance issues related to RCRA, universal waste, SPCC plans, USTs, EPCRA, CAA, FIFRA, CWA, TSCA, and RWM, along with pollution prevention practices related to waste/water/energy reduction, reuse and recycling.
 Pollution Prevention Assistance for Hospitals
 Pollution Prevention Assistance for Schools and Universities
  The CT DEP Office of Pollution Prevention provides assistance to schools and universities in reducing waste, environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP), environmental management systems, and becoming a model for sustainability.
 Pollution Prevention Resources for Hospitals
  Description: Pollution Prevention Resources for Hospitals.

Mercury Dental
 Best Management Practices for Mercury Amalgam
 Dental Use of Mercury
 Information for Dental Offices and Dental Training Schools

Mercury General
 Compact Fluorescent lamps
  Installing compact flourescent lamps (CFLs) is a simple way for homeowners to reduce their energy bills while also doing something beneficial for the environment.
 Guidance for Managing Broken Mercury Fever Thermometers
 Household Products Containing Mercury
 Information for the Auto Industry
 Matrix of Information for the Mercury Education and Reduction Act
 Mercury Definitions
 Mercury Information
 Mercury Information for Hospitals, Healthcare Facilities and Healthcare Providers
 Mercury Information for Individuals/Families/Consumers
 Mercury Information for Schools/Colleges/University
 Mercury Report
 Mercury Thermostat Management
  CT has a law reqiring manufacturers to take-back mercury thermostats.
 Sale of Antiques that Contain Mercury
  Antique mercury-added products, such as barometers, may be exempt from the sales prohibition and labeling requirements, if manufactured prior to January 1, 2004.
 Voluntary Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program
  The Department of Environmental Protection encourages recycling/dismantling businesses to participate in a new national voluntary program to remove and recycle mercury switches from vehicles, before they are crushed and shredded for recycling.

Mercury Manufacturers
 Ban on the Sale or Distribution of Specific Mercury-added Products
 Elemental Mercury Purchasing and Distribution Restrictions
 Establishing a Reverse Distribution Program for Recycling Mercury-Added Lamps
 Exemptions from Notification
 Information for Manufacturers, Retailers and Wholesalers Mercury Education and Reduction Act
 Labeling Requirements for Products that Contain Mercury
 Manufacturer Notification of Mercury-added Products
 Mercury-Added Product Collection System Plan
 Phase-out Requirements for Mercury-added Products
 Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Mercury-Added Lamps

P2 Case St
 Branson Utltrasonics Corporation
 ClimateWise - The Connecticut Partnership
 Cooling Towers
 Dip Coating at OKAY, Industries
 P2 Case Studies
 P2 Case Study: New Parts Cleaning Systems Eliminate Hazardous Waste
 P2 Case Study: Water-Based Paints
 Parts Degreasing
 Pitney Bowes Practices Sustainability
 VOC Free Paint for Sikorsky Helicopters
 Worldwide Clairol

P2 General
 Connecticut Pollution Prevention Programs
  Description: The CT DEP Office of Pollution Prevention manages a variety of programs in support of the statewide pollution prevention plan.
 Getting Started With P2
 Information Resources for Contractors in the Construction Trades
  Listed below are a number of links to DEP web pages with helpful information for firms and individuals engaged in the construction trades.
 Integrated Pest Management - What is it?
 Opportunities For Greening Your Business
  Sustainability opportunities for business and industry
 P2 View Newsletter
 Pollution Prevention Home Page
  Description: Pollution Prevention means eliminating or reducing the amount and toxicity of potentially harmful substances at their sources, prior to generation, treatment, off-site recycling or disposal. It emphasizes preventing or minimizing pollution, rather than controlling it once it is generated.
 Pollution Prevention Resources
 Smart Energy Game
 What is Pollution Prevention (P2)?

Urban
 Environmental Contacts for Hartford Neigborhoods
 Urban Initiatives for Pollution Prevention