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Tools for TAPs

Companion LibGuide to Hands-On Tools session at the 2017 Triple Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable Conference.

About the Data

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. The links below will help you understand more about the data and how to use it.

Background information

Examples of how the data are being used

TRI P2 Profile: Food Manufacturing

This tool allows users to visualize TRI emissions and P2 data for the food manufacturing sector (NAICS 311) and its associated subsectors ONLY. Users can filter by industry subsector, chemical, year, geography, and specific facilities.