United States  '
                       'Environmental- Protection
                       Agency      ; -,   , 
                           . Office of Pollution Prevention
                            and Toxics
                            Washington, DC 20460
 Pollution Prevention Fact Sheet
 Setting Up A Pollution
 Prevention Program
  Novemoer 1995
Program Elements
 Where Do I Go ,Vr?
 Free Publications
 (4)  Develop a cost allocation system wherever pratical and feasible to
 allocate the true costs of waste management to the activities
 responsible for generating the waste in the first place.  Departments and
 managers should be charged "full-loaded" pollution control and waste man-
 agement costs. Labor costs, liability, regulatory compliance, disposal, and
 oversight costs should all be included.

 (5)  Encourage technology transfer. Consult technical manuals or EPA's
 clearinghouse (see below) for specific types of industry, processes, or wastes,
 or to review case studies that have been developed.  Many successful
  techniques have been documented that may be applicable to your facility.
 Information can be obtained from federal and state agencies, universities,
 trade associations, and other firms.

 (6)  Anally, rvipw p^ffram effe^^n^s periodically to provide feedback
 and identify potential areas for improvement Has pollution prevention
 become a significant part of the way you do business?

 A useful, ongoing source of information is EPA's Pollution Prevention
 Information Clearinghouse (PPIC), which offers  a reference and
 referral service. Contact:   PPIC
                            U.S. EPA, mailcode (3404)
                            401 M Street SW
                     :       Washington, D.C. 20460

  Telephone: 202-260-1023. Fax:  202-260-0178.
  E-mail address: ppic@epamail.epa.gov

  .  Pollution Prevention Directory (EPA/742/B-94/005). Lists training
  opportunities, technical assistance contacts, publications, state and federal
  program contacts. (Available from PPIC, see above for address.)

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  .  Total Cost Assessment:  Accelerating Industrial Pollution Prevention
'  through Innovative Project Financial Analysis.  (EPA/744/R-92/002). A
  manual that describes the concept and methods of a comprehensive long-term
 ' financial analysis of pollution prevention projects. (Available from PPIC, see
  above address.)

  '.  Facility Pollution Prevention Guide (EPA/600/R-92/088), a manual for
   identifying hazardous waste pollution prevention opportunities. Includes
   worksheets, sample assessments, causes and sources of waste, PoUuQon
   prevention techniques, and economic evaluation methods.  Revised 1992.
   Also  see- Guides to Pollution Prevention, a series of industry-specific waste
 '  minimization guidance manuals. (Available from EPA Center for
   Environmental Research Information, Publications Unit, 26 West Martin
   Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45268. Telephone: 513-569-7562.
   Fax:  513-569-7566.)