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Pollution Prevention 101: Statistics & Data Sets

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

About Statistics and Data Sets

There is a wealth of data tools and statistical sets related to the environment. Below are some links to get you started. For more in-depth discussion of how to use some of these tools, visit the Tools for TAPs LibGuide.

Toxics Release Inventory

TRI is a database containing data on disposal or other releases of over 650 toxic chemicals from thousands of U.S. facilities and information about how facilities manage those chemicals through recycling, energy recovery, and treatment.