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Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse (PPIC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW ( 7407)
Washington, DC 20460
(operated by Vistronix, Inc.)

Reference and Referral  Fax                  E-mail Address
202-260-1023         202-260-4659          ppic@epa.gov
 PREVENTION
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          Mail, phone, fax, or e-mail requests to the address and numbers above. EPA documents and fact sheets
          are provided at no cost based on availability.  Please allow 3 weeks for delivery and limit your request to a
          total of 10 items.  Note that some publications marked with an asterisk (* ) are available online only.


          ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE PURCHASING

          EPA-742-N-02-001     Update #10: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program
                               (12 pp) * January 2002

          Highlights include an article on how Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are driving agencies to
          meet EPP goals; a profile of EPP Pioneer Cathy Berlow of EPA's New Headquarters Project; and news on
          the Federal Electronics Stewardship Forum, Biobased Lubricants, the EPA-National Park Service
          Partnership to integrate green purchasing into our national parks, and EPP Grants information.
          Also available online at:
          http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/epp/pdfs/update10.pdf
          DESIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM

          General DfE information

          EPA-744-F-00-020     Design for the Environment: Partnerships for a Cleaner Future
                               Brochure * March 2001

          Brochure providing overview of the Design for the Environment (DfE) Program, including information on
          DfE approaches to pollution prevention (Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessments; Integrated
          Environmental Management Systems; Life-Cycle Assessments; Best Shop Practices; Greening the
          Supply Chain; and the Formulator Initiative), along with information on how to partner with DfE.

          Similar information available on the DfE Website in:

          About DfE:
          http://www.epa.gov/dfe/about/about.htm
          Approaches and Tools:
          http://www.epa.gov/dfe/tools/tools.htm

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 DESIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM (cont.)


 Computer Displays

 EPA-744-R-01-004a    Desktop Computer Displays: A Life Cycle Assessment
                      Vol. 1: Report * (383 pp) * December 2001

 EPA-744-R-01-004b    Vol. 2: Appendices * (566 pp) * December 2001

 Study designed to provide the electronics industry with information to improve environmental attributes of
 desktop computer displays. Considers impacts related to material consumption, energy, air resources,
 water resources, landfills, human toxicity, and ecological toxicity.  Provides industry and consumers with
 valuable information to make an environmentally informed decision regarding display technologies, and
 enables them to consider the relative environmental merits of a technology along with performance and
 cost.
 Also available online at:
 http://www.epa.gov/oppt/dfe/pubs/comp-dic/lca/
Gravure Printing

EPA-744-F-01-001      Effect of Ink Temperature on Solvent Losses and Print Quality
                      (6 pp) * February 2001

Overview of the Design for the Environment (DfE) Gravure Printing Partnership, with information on risk
reduction opportunities in the gravure industry, and data on a temperature control study.

Also available online:
http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/pdf/qravure.pdf
You may also order many of these items online at:
http://www.epa.qov/opptintr/librarv/ppicdist.htm

Other P2 information available online at:
http://www.epa.gov/p2/

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