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The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable offers a menu of services for governments, academia, and industry.  With over 25 years of experience NPPR will customize it’s services to your organizations needs.

Services NPPR provides:

  • EMS Training
  • Basic P2 101 Training
  • Sector Specific P2 Training
  • Meeting Planning and Facilitation

Challenge

About SCCP

The NPPR 2025 Safer Chemistry Challenge Program (SCCP) is designed to motivate, challenge, and reward facilities to reduce the use of chemicals, especially hazardous chemicals, through source reduction measures. These measures include the following approaches:

  • Making changes in production processes and adopting new technologies
  • Moving toward cleaner processes that avoid the use and generation of toxic chemicals
  • Changing raw materials to include benign or low toxicity materials that degrade into innocuous substances in the environment
  • Using tools and design options in support of green chemistry
  • Selecting and using safe alternatives

As part of this program, companies are encouraged to partner with state and local technical assistance programs. Such programs can help identify ways to reduce waste and emissions and move toward safer substitute chemicals, which can result in reduced costs, improved productivity, and regulatory compliance.

Challenge Program Benefits
By making changes and participating in the Challenge Program, companies can:

  • Improve employee health and safety
  • Minimize risk and liability Institute supply chain initiatives
  • Improve company image with the community
  • Reward investments in the design of increasingly safer chemicals and products
  • Reduce cost of compliance and employee protection
  • Realize that alternatives may have improved performance
  • Improve profitability

Steps to Participating in the Challenge Program

This is a list of state and federal chemicals of concern.

Recognition and Reward Opportunities

Benefits of Membership

SCCP Flyer

To view the Safer Chemistry Challenge Program (SCCP) FAQs.

Upcoming Event

September 18 Webinar - Successful Grant Writing & Reporting

Date: Thursday, September 18
Time: 3 PM ET
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8219457807837228546

This webinar is designed to provide technical assistance providers (TAPs) and state pollution prevention (P2) programs with information to assist in preparing a grant proposal application and reporting the results. The grant writing process is becoming more competitive with fewer grants available for even less funding. Grant writers need to key in on every available opportunity to score as high as they can in the competitive process. This webinar can help get you there through presentations highlighting the following:
• Common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid when drafting the proposal narrative;
• Update on new requirements and voluntary supplemental information essential for addressing the evaluation criteria; and
• Effective collection of performance metrics for reporting of implementation results.

At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be polled regarding interest in attending a future webinar as a follow-up on any of the topics discussed.

Facilitator:
Lissa McCracken, Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Presenters:
Pam Swingle, EPA Region 4
Kathy Davey, EPA HQ
Roger L. Price, PennTAP
Keith Boisvert, Virginia Department for Environmental Quality

P2 Video

Welcome to NPPR!

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the largest membership organization in the United States devoted solely to pollution prevention (P2). The mission of the Roundtable is to provide a national forum for promoting the development, implementation, and evaluation of efforts to avoid, eliminate, or reduce pollution at the source.

Safer Chemistry Challenge Program

The NPPR 2025 Safer Chemistry Challenge Program (SCCP) is designed to motivate, challenge, and reward facilities to reduce the use of chemicals, especially hazardous chemicals, through source reduction measures. These measures include making changes in production processes and adopting new technologies; moving toward cleaner processes that avoid the use and generation of toxic chemicals; changing raw materials to include benign or low toxicity materials that degrade into innocuous substances in the environment; using tools and design options in support of green chemistry, and selecting and using safe alternatives.