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Pollution Prevention 101: Getting Started with P2

Resources for pollution prevention (P2) technical assistance providers. Geared particularly toward those new to the P2 field.

Essential Readings in Pollution Prevention

Industrial Ecology

Industrial ecology has been defined as a "systems-based, multidisciplinary discourse that seeks to understand emergent behavior of complex integrated human/natural systems".  The field approaches issues of sustainability by examining problems from multiple perspectives, usually involving aspects of sociology, the environment, economy and technology.