P2E2 Resources

Free Software Available to Help First-Responders Identify Chemicals – The National Library of Medicine has created open source software to help first responders when they arrive at a hazardous materials incident. The Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. There is a free operational version of WISER for Windows®, Palm OS, and Pocket PC available at http://wiser.nlm nlm.nih.gov/

Pennsylvania Material Trader – A free service designed to help businesses find markets for materials they have traditionally discarded. Material Trader helps businesses, industries, and institutions save resources and money at http://www.materialtrader.org/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – National Waste Minimization Program http://www.epa.gov/wastemin/Joint Service Pollution Prevention Technical Library –  http://p2library.nfesc.navy.mil/

Pollution Prevention/Energy Efficiency Site Visits
(Free – Voluntary – Professional)
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/sitevisit/SiteVisit.html

Enviro$ense Solvent Substitution Data Systems –  http://es.epa.gov/ssds/ssds.html

Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (NEPIRC) – Since 1988 NEPIRC has been in the business of helping small to mid-sized companies increase their productivity, profitability and overall regional and global competitiveness. NEPRIRC understands that smaller firms are the lifeblood of our regional and statewide economy and collectively drive our national economic trends. Those smaller businesses deserve access to the same technologies, consulting services and financial resources that much larger Fortune 100 companies use within their businesses. NEPRIC brings those advantages to many clients. http://www.nepirc.org/

Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) – NEPA is committed to achieving recognition as the premier regional community and economic development organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by consistently providing innovative high quality services that improve the economy of the region and the quality of life of their constituents. http://www.nepa-alliance.org/

Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers – Assisting Pennsylvania’s entrepreneurs and small business through consulting, education, and business information. http://www.pasbdc.org/

Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) – Organized in 1914 as a canners association, the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) represents the interests of food processors in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. NWFPA is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and has more than 450 member companies including 86 food processors with nearly 200 production facilities throughout the Northwest region. Membership is primarily fruit and vegetable processors but has expanded over the past several years to include seafood, dairy, bakeries, specialty and fresh-cut. www.nwpa.org