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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

May 15 Webinar - GreenWERCS: A Formulation Profiling Tool

Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time: 2 ET
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9100765851367788546

GreenWERCS is a formulation profiling tool that uses a comprehensive database of chemical lists to score a product based on relative industry criteria. The program is designed to adapt to the ever changing regulatory landscape and incorporate chemical data from any source. This flexible approach allows for unlimited scoring methods that vary depending on the types of lists and chemical information used to assess the product(s).

Presenter: Sean Burek, The Wercs, Ltd.

Sean Burek is a Business Development Spealist with The Wercs, Ltd. He is a consultant with experience using automation technology to assess the potential hazards within a chemical containing product. Sean received is Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and Economics at Lafayette College.

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.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

NPPR has received funding through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to recruit companies in the Great Lakes basin to the Safer Chemistry Challenge Program. In addition, NPPR will partner with the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, Clean Production Action and the Great Lakes Green Chemistry Network to host two conferences and six GreenScreen Trainings in the Great Lakes basin. The first conference was held November 2012 the presentation webinars are available for viewing.