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About Pollution Prevention (P2) Planning

A portal to resources available for the Waste Reduction Policy Act and pollution prevention planning.
Pollution prevention resources for the State of Texas.

 

WRPA

Background about the Waste Reduction Policy Act, its requirements, and resources to help you get the most from planning.

P2 Executive Summary
Worksheet 6 (Word) or Worksheet 6 (PDF) will help you complete the Executive Summary. See Tables 4 and 5 (PDF) for a quick reference on what is required.

P2 Annual Progress Report (APR)
Background information about this report, which WRPA requires some facilities to submit each year.

P2 APR Reporting Forms:
You can download a Word printed version (Word) or a PDF printed version (PDF) and its instructions (PDF).

You may also review our online instructions and examples to help you estimate the amount of waste reduced at its source to meet the P2 Annual Progress Reporting requirements.

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2017 Environmental Trade Fair and Conference

The TCEQ is hosting the 2017 ETFC May 16-17, 2017 at the Austin Convention Center. P2 staff will be presenting a session on the Waste Reduction Policy Act (WRPA) from 10:30-11:30 on Wednesday, May 17th. 

For more information on Texas' premier environmental educational forum, please visit the ETFC website.

Annual Progress Reports

Pollution Prevention Annual Progress Reports (APRs), covering results of calendar year 2016, are due by July 1, 2017 for all large quantity generators of hazardous waste and all TRI Form R reporters. The STEERS reporting period is May 15-July 1. For more information please visit the APR links located at the top of this page.

Pollution Prevention is resulting in Texas Environmental Excellence Awards!

Facilities that are embracing pollution prevention techniques and projects are being recognized with Texas Environmental Excellence Awards. See the winners and hear their stories here:

 
For more information about the Texas Environmental Awards, or to see all the past winners, please visit the home page: www.teea.org or contact us at 512-239-3143.

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Resources

Reduce Waste and Save Money! Use these links to enhance your P2 efforts!

P2 Resources
These tools can help increase the effectiveness of your pollution prevention plans.

P2 Planner Exit the TCEQ
Use this interactive tool to help prepare your P2 Plan and Executive Summary.

RENEW Exit the TCEQ
RENEW is a materials-exchange network for industries, businesses, and governmental units who wish to sell surplus materials, by-products, and wastes to those who will reclaim or reuse them.

U.S. EPA Exit the TCEQ
Find additional P2 information and ideas at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Pollution Prevention website.