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P2 Results in the Northeast

Organization(s) Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Project Description NEWMOA has been compiling and aggregating data on the outputs and outcomes of pollution prevention efforts in the Northeast over the past year and posting and summarizing the results in the P2 Results Data System.

To date, NEWMOA has received results for calendar years 2005 and 2006 from at least one pollution prevention program in each state in the region. The following is a summary of the results so far covering calendar years 2005 and 2006 (note: the outcome results for the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Program are not yet available for 2006 and are, therefore, not included below):

Output or activity results: -Approximately 12,070 participants in P2 events -Approximately 990 facilities participating in P2 planning -Approximately 1,170 technical assistance site visits -Approximately 200 documents developed and 77,055 distributed -70 applicants for awards programs -99 participants in leadership programs

Outcome Results: -Approximately 505,490 pounds/year of non-hazardous materials reduced -Approximately 52,023,250 pounds/year of hazardous materials reduced -Approximately 9,838,170 pounds/year of hazardous waste reduced -Approximately 8,880,190 pounds/year of toxic air emissions reduced -Approximately 2,037,240 pounds/year of CO2 reduced -Approximately 64,637,190 kilowatt hours/year reduced -Approximately 504,460,345 gallons/year of water use conserved

More Info www.newmoa.org/prevention/measurement/
 
Project Contact
Name Andy Bray
Phone 617-367-8558 ext. 306
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Project Keywords
Activity Keywords Research and development, Website updates
 
Source
Newsletter Northeast Assistance & Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 18 No. 1, Spring 2008 [PDF]

 

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