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Pollution Prevention (P2) Planning

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

WRPA

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

Read and reference the Pollution Prevention Planning Rule Adobe Acrobat PDF Document.

Pollution Prevention Planning
Use the Pollution Prevention Planning Guide (RG-409) Adobe Acrobat PDF Document to meet the WRPA requirements while reducing risks, eliminating waste, and saving money!


P2 Executive Summary
Worksheet 6  Microsoft Word Document or Worksheet 6 Adobe Acrobat PDF Document will help you complete the Executive Summary. See Tables 4 and 5 Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 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) Microsoft Word Document or a PDF printed version Adobe Acrobat PDF Document and its instructions Adobe Acrobat PDF Document.

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.

Hot Topics

NEW P2 Plan Executive Summaries Due Jan 1, 2022

Facilities that have completed a five-year P2 reporting cycle in 2021 must renew a five-year P2 Plan and submit an Executive Summary and Certificate of Completeness and Correctness (C3) to the TCEQ by January 1, 2022.

Additionally, facilities who become subject to P2 Planning must create an initial five-year P2 Plan and submit an Executive Summary and C3 to the TCEQ within 90 days of submitting the first TRI Form R or first Annual Waste Summary, whichever comes first.

NEW Fall 2021 P2 Workshops

Once again this year, the University of Texas-Arlington Zero Waste Network is offering multiple two-day Pollution Prevention Workshops throughout Texas in conjunction with the TCEQ:

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.orgExit the TCEQ or contact us at 512-239-0010.

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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.

RENEWExit 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. EPAExit the TCEQ
Find additional P2 information and ideas at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Pollution Prevention website.

P2 PlannerExit the TCEQ
This tool, created by Zero Waste Network, will help you design a plan that complies the TCEQ P2 Requirements.

Sign Up for Email or Text UpdatesExit the TCEQ
Subscribe to receive P2 program updates. Visit our subscription page and select "About Pollution Prevention (P2) Planning" from the “Waste Management, Reduction, & Recycling” category.