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This course focuses on pollution prevention and sustainability practices in manufacturing and industrial facilities.…
The theme of this year's virtual conference is “Looking Back, Thinking Forward” and will feature an Opening Plenary…
Make plans to attend the 12th joint conference of these two long-standing environmental organizations: the Kansas Water…

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2021

On Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. several local agencies and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration…
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is now accepting applications for the SFY 2022 Solid Waste Grant…
EPA's Region 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE) Pollution Prevention (P2) Awards Program is live again in 2021 with an open…
EPA Calls for Nominations for the 2021 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards The Environmental Protection Agency (…
This virtual training is available 24/7/365. This option costs $50 and includes the KDHE approved virtual training…
This is the fourth in a series of roundtable discussions between industry, EPA and researchers with regard to the…
Our CE-690 course focuses on industrial pollution prevention and sustainability practices in manufacturing facilities.…
This virtual training is available 24/7/365. This option costs $50 and includes the KDHE approved virtual training…

2020

Are you in the metal fabricating and finishing industry (NAICS codes 331 and 332)? Whether you are a major source or…
On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. several local agencies and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will…
The deadline is fast approaching—have you submitted your one-time compliance report? Existing sources (those…
P2 Week is Sept. 21-27. To celebrate, EPA will be hosting a series of webinars. Attend and learn from EPA P2 Grantees,…
Join us on Sept. 18 at 9:15 AM for a presentation by our summer pollution prevention (P2) circuit rider intern, Eli…
The small business branch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is partnering with the National Small…
Kansas Small Flows Association and Kansas Environmental Health Association 2020 Joint Conference and Trade Show…
If you were unable to attend the state and local emission inventory system, or SLEIS, KDHE Bureau of Air live trainings…
Join us for the the 2021 TCE Roundtable. Aerospace and other industry sectors will be interested in attending this…
EPA Region 7’s P2 Awards Program is currently in an open solicitation period until February 29. Applications are a…
Want to learn more about reducing emissions and waste at your facility? This course focuses on industrial,…

2019

Apply now for a summer 2020 pollution prevention intern at https://www.sbeap.org/intern-program/business-app. This…
Registration extended! Deadline is November 4 at 5:00 PM.  There are still some seats left for this free, live workshop…
We want to say "thank you" to all of our partners, clients and supporters! Please plan to stop by and help us celebrate…
Looking to reduce your use of trichloroethylene (TCE)? Come to this free event and hear from EPA TCE rule writers, KDHE…
The Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI) is hosting a symposium in the Engineering Hall Conference Room 1139 of the…
Save the date and plan to join us in Manhattan for the State's premiere environmental conference. Conference updates…
Previously known as the "P2 awards," this awards program has been renamed the "Environmental Stewardship Awards."  The…
The course is designed to provide an overview of pollution prevention (P2) and environmental sustainability…
In partnership with the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) Energy Division, Kansas State University Engineering…
An updated version of this popular on-line training is coming in July. Find the current on-line training at https://www…
The Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference will be held at the Marriot Kansas City Downtown, 200 West 12 Street…
The summer 2019 P2 intern program is offering an opportunity for Kansas companies to work with our P2 K-State…
Join PPI on the Manhattan campus for an overview of pollution prevention (P2) opportunities for industry.   Topics for…

2018

Does your business have sustainability goals and would like some assistance moving closer to the goal line?  Need…
Learn about what material transparency is and why new trends in chemical disclosure of building materials are important…
Happy pollution prevention or P2 week. This week we celebrate industry, institutions and communities that have changed…
The class of 2018 P2 interns will present their project results on Friday Sept. 14, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.…
Join KDHE and PPI at the Wichita Marriott Hotel for the 2018 Kansas Environmental Conference. More details will be…
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute, with funding from USDA Rural Utilities Service, is partnering with Kansas…
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute, with funding from USDA Rural Utilities Service, is partnering with Kansas…
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute, with funding from USDA Rural Utilities Service, is partnering with Kansas…
On June 30, 2018, the e-Manifest national system for tracking hazardous waste shipments electronically will begin. This…
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of…
Join fellow members of the environmental community from Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri at the fifth annual Midwest…
SBEAP is hosting a webinar about our new tool that calculates rolling 12-month totals or averages for individual permit…
Join PPI on the Manhattan campus for an overview of pollution prevention (P2) opportunities for industry.   Topics for…

2017

November 15th is America Recycles Day. Check out the resources and events at https://americarecyclesday.org/.   
Starts at 9 a.m.: Interested in applying as a 2018 host for a Pollution Prevention (P2) Intern? Join P2 intern…
Join us for the second annual Roundtable event for food processors and manufacturers. When: November 3, 2017 from 10 am…
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of…
National Energy Efficiency Day October 5, 2017 will be the second national Energy Efficiency Day and the theme…
Review these daily P2 tips and help us celebrate National Pollution Prevention Week.   Pollution prevention activities…
Heartland businesses provide stories of the successes and savings achieved by using Pollution Prevention Interns for…
The class of 2017 PPI interns have completed their projects at our host industries and will present them September 15.…
The 2017 Kansas Environmental conference will be held August 8 - 10 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Topeka, KS. This…
PPI is seeking specialists to work in their air-focused Small Business Environmental Assistance Program or SBEAP, and…
Kansas is now accepting applications for P2 awards. Find the online application or pdf at http://www.kdheks.gov/sbcs/…
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of…
This brief webinar will provide an overview of what is needed for a successful award application. If your company has…
This brief webinar will provide an overview of what is needed for a successful award application. If your company has…
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) invites you to attend “Managing Environmental Risk for Property…
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) invites you to attend “Managing Environmental Risk for Property…
New to air permitting and compliance regulations? Wondering if your facility is in compliance? Have you accounted for…
Approximately 40% of the food produced in the U.S. is wasted. Attend the Wasted Food Workshop January 25 from 2 p.m. to…

2016

Join us for this sustainability workshop with keynote speaker John Stier – sustainability mentor for the Brewers…
This is a brief informational meeting for industries that want to learn more about the P2 intern program. David Carter…
EPA has identified food processing and manufacturing as a “National Emphasis Area,” targeting water and energy…
The 2016 conference will be held in Wichita. Register and read more at https://www.dol.ks.gov/Safety/events.aspx.  
                            You are invited to attend the Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute (…
Kansas State University Engineering Extension is hosting a one-day compressed air leak detection inspector workshop…
Learn how your pharmacy can get registered to take-back controlled substances. The Kansas Board of Pharmacy experts are…
Don't miss this annual conference that draws an audience of nearly 400 from industry, academia and municipalities. Go…
Find the job description at https://www.sbeap.org/about/employment.  
Is your boiler operating efficiently? Do you know what steps can be taken to improve the efficiency or is an updated…
Two Kansas SBEAP partners have been nominated for national SBEAP awards. The winners will be announced during national…
Applications and nominations are being accepted until June 1 for these awards. The application process is completed on-…
This event is now near capacity so pre-registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome. Environmental managers and…
Painting for lower costs, better finish, and cleaner air. Save the dates for this FREE January webinar series - 14th,…
Painting for lower costs, better finish, and cleaner air. Save the dates for this FREE January webinar series - 14th,…
Small Business Energy Grant Opportunity For the past several years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has…
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute is hosting an Industrial Environment Sustainability Practices intersession…

2015

Do you have your hazardous waste determinations completed?  Do you need to do the same process for your air emissions…
The Region 7 Pollution Prevention Roundtable, or R7 P2 RT, is hosting its annual fall meeting at the R7 EPA offices Nov…
Connecting for impact and working together to create change are the focus of the 2015 conference in Lindsborg, Kansas…
The Kansas Department of Labor is hosting the 66th annual Safety and Health Conference in Topeka this year.  Find the…
Individuals wishing to dispose of their medications can find a collection location at: www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/…
Pollution prevention (P2) practices stress emission reductions at the source.  These practices prevent pollution, and…
Two university P2 intern programs partner to study how many and what type of past P2 intern recommendations have been…
The Coleman Company, Compass Minerals, CST Tank Manufacturing, and Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation all hosted…
This annual conference provides updates on environmental issues, new technologies, regulatory information, and…
The Pollution Prevention Institute is hosting an Industrial Environment Sustainability Practices intersession course on…
Do you have an air permit and dread your upcoming inspection from KDHE? This webinar will provide information on how to…
Business and industry should attend to learn more about ozone and how to write an ozone action plan. Register here.…
The 507 Education Subcommittee is a new subcommittee formed with a purpose to identify common programmatic questions…
All organizations, local governments and businesses in Butler, Harvey, Sumner and Sedgwick Counties, and beyond, are…
U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (www.uszwbc.org) is offering a course to prepare participants for Zero Waste Business…
Registration is now open and details are posted for the Triple Region P2 Roundtable in St. Louis on March 31-April 2.…
Plastics have revolutionized our world, shaped our society, and are used in various industrial applications. Plastic…
The Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo webinar series provides a preview of the programming offered at the…
Small Business Energy Grant Opportunity For the past several years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has…
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute is hosting an Industrial Environment Sustainability Practices intersession…

2014

This event will be at 12:00 PM. Webinar host: ENERGY STAR Webinar description: Join us as we introduce and demonstrate…
This event will be at 11:00 AM. Webinar host: ENERGY STAR Webinar description: The Energy Treasure Hunt is a dynamic,…
This event will be from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe,…
This event is at 12:00 PM. Webinar description: This 1-hour webinar is intended for those who have a hand in training…
Location: Hyatt Regency in Wichita KS For more information, visit http://www.dol.ks.gov/Files/PDF/ISHdownload.pdf.
From EPA's P2Week website: The best way to protect the Earth and its people is to stop creating pollution in the first…
Are you interested in hearing about the work the K-State Pollution Prevention (P2) interns accomplished in summer 2014…
During the month of September, KDHE will be conducting free hazardous waste generator workshops at five different…
Conference host: Kansas Department of Health and Environment Registration: Online Location: Wichita Marriott Hotel,…
This event will be from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Webinar description: Discussed which boiler retrofits and/or updates can…
This event will be from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Webinar description: This webinar will cover the applicability and…
Award description: Have you recently completed a pollution prevention project and would like others to know about your…
View original agenda Time Session 7:30 a.m. Registration 8:05 - 8:15 a.m…
This event is from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Location: National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT), 4004 N. Webb Rd,…
This January intersession is offered for credit or no-credit.  Qualified applicants planning to apply for the Pollution…

2013

This event starts at 9:00 AM. Description: Have you thought about hosting a pollution prevention (P2) intern and…
EPA Region I, with participation from EPA headquarters, is holding webinars on the area source boiler NESHAP and the…
This event is from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient…
This event starts at 1:00 PM. EPA’s Watershed Academy Webcast on the new National Stormwater Calculator originally…
This event starts at 2:00 PM. Speaking the CFO Language: Building the Case for Energy Efficiency with Financial…
Host: KDHE Bureau of Waste Management Dates and locations: 9/13/2013: Junction City 9/18/2013: Wichita 9/19/…
This event starts at 12:00 PM. This webinar, designed specifically for P2 Week 2013, will bring together a sampling of…
2013 Pollution Prevention summer interns will present their projects complete with environmental and cost-benefit…
This annual conference provides updates on environmental issues, new technologies, regulatory information, and…
Description: Communities are expanding their traditional economic indicators of prosperity like Gross Domestic…
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Air Emissions Reduction Opportunity (AERO) Draft agenda Location: National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT…
Time:    Fundamentals 8-Hour training:  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Advanced 3-Hour training: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m…
Webinar description: Does your facility operate under a Class I or Class II air operating permit but you don’t really…
Date/time: April 27, 2013, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Location: Find a collection site near you Contact information: 800-882-…
Workshop description: Natural disasters and operational crises can bring your business to an abrupt halt. How can you…
Webinar host: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable and the Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network…
Funded by an EPA Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) grant, the City of Salina, collaborating with other…
In June of 2013, EPA will release a complete upgrade for its popular Portfolio Manager tool. This tool, currently in…
In June of 2013, EPA will release a complete upgrade for its popular Portfolio Manager tool. This tool, currently in…
Webinar description: Final amendments to the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP)…
Webinar description: You may have your boiler safety certificate, but do you know whether your boilers are subject to…
This webinar is hosted by the Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN).   Register: www2.…
On February 28, March 6, March 14, and March 19, 2013, EPA will host free webinars on the National Emission Standards…
On February 28, March 6, March 14, and March 19, 2013, EPA will host free webinars on the National Emission Standards…
Originally scheduled for February 26. Postponed to Wed, March 13 due to weather. SBEAP has developed tools (Microsoft…
On February 28, March 6, March 14, and March 19, 2013, EPA will host free webinars on the National Emission Standards…
On February 28, March 6, March 14, and March 19, 2013, EPA will host free webinars on the National Emission Standards…
Webinar description: The first Webinar, moderated by the Printing Industries of America, featured a regional supplier…
Webinar description: The first Webinar, moderated by the Printing Industries of America, featured a regional supplier…
Webinar description: The first Webinar, moderated by the Printing Industries of America, featured a regional supplier…
Webinar description: The first Webinar, moderated by the Printing Industries of America, featured a regional supplier…
Webinar: Beyond Energy Efficiency - Behavior Change Tactics for the Pollution Prevention Community Join Susan Mazur-…
Title: P2 Greenhouse Gas and Cost Savings Tools Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST  RSVP:…

2012

  This webinar is part of the Safer Chemistry Challenge Program fall series   Because of the high level of…
November 28 Southeast Kansas Safety and Environmental Network meeting details Location: Benchwarmers - New Chicago Room…
Have thought about hosting  a pollution prevention (P2) intern and wondered what was involved?  This Webinar will…
The Resourceful Kansas program is conducting its last Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy Seminar on October 24, 2012.  …
  This webinar is sponsored by the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) in conjunction with Small Business…
This webinar is sponsored by the Safer Chemistry Challenge Program. Description: Through supply chain management and…
The K-State Pollution Prevention Institute led the Green Hotels - 101 training for the Hotel & Lodging Assocation…
Eight summer interns presented their projects complete with environmental and cost-benefit savings, Friday, September…
Resourceful Kansas, funded by the Department of Energy (DOE), has as its overall goal, “to engage communities…
Greenhouse Gas Tool webinar from PPI/SBEAP on Vimeo.
Description: These Webinars, held in Spring 2012, were designed to help printers confirm their regulatory status and…
Description: These Webinars, held in Spring 2012, were designed to help printers confirm their regulatory status and…

2011

Webinar description: This Webinar, held on Dec. 8, 2011, provided a brief summary of the K-State P2 intern program,…
This program is for any printer who wants to know what it means to be sustainable and why it is important.  Gary Jones…
Webinar description: This webinar provided an overview of how a facility can begin identifying and implementing…
Time Program Details 7:30 - 8:15 Registration and Continental Networking Breakfast with…
Webinar description: This webinar highlighted two small Midwestern communities who have begun implementing green…
Webinar description: Do you have a reciprocating internal combustion engine (RICE)? Attend this webinar to learn if you…
Webinar description: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) recently retrofitted part of their parking lot system to…
Webinar description: This one-hour webinar focused on the new idling reduction rule for the Kansas City area. Included…
2011 Idling Reduction workshop Workshop description The Idling Reduction workshop (March 23, 2011 in Kansas City,…

2010

Webinar description: Most Kansans know that flushing medications can cause contamination to Kansas aquatic environments…
Speaker: David Carter, K-State Pollution Prevention Institute Date: Wed, Nov. 10, 2010 Topic: Overview of the 6H NESHAP…
Workshop description: The Idling Reduction Workshop (June 24, 2010 in Mission, Kansas) was an opportunity for…
Green Building and Stormwater Management Low Impact Development Green Roofs Industrial Stormwater Best…
Speaker: David Carter, K-State Pollution Prevention Institute Date: December 9, 2009 (repeated March 24, 2010) Topic:…
Speaker: David Carter, K-State Pollution Prevention Institute Date: December 9, 2009 (repeated March 24, 2010) Topic:…

2009

Speaker: David Carter, K-State Pollution Prevention Institute Date: December 9, 2009 (repeated March 24, 2010) Topic:…
Fall Extravaganza - A Workshop and Trade Show October 2, 2009 7:30a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Johnson County Community College,…
About the Webinar seriesDuring late 2008 and early 2009, the Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program…
Green practices to improve air quality Sedgwick County Extension and Education Center 7001 W 21st Street N,…
The Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP) held essentially the same 6H webinar on two…
Johnson County Sunset Drive building in Olathe, Kan. Please click on the links below to view the presentations…

2008

During summer 2008, the K-State Pollution Prevention Institute hosted four air-quality focused workshop luncheons on-…
A Compliance and Pollution Prevention Workshop and Trade Show October 8, 2008 (pre-workshop event October 7 at…
More information about potential air regulations for boilers can be found by visiting KDHE’s fact sheet at www.kdheks.…
Ramada Inn 420 SE 6th St. Topeka, Kansas 2008 Kansas Air Quality Seminar Agenda TUESDAY, March 4, 2008 5…

2007

Long-term care and other healthcare facilities will want to listen in on the Web cast that will review concerns and…
Hospitals for Healthy EnvironmentA compliance and pollution prevention workshop and trade showWorkshop…
Idling-Reduction Workshop Agenda May 15, 2007   12:30 p.m. Registration 12:55 p.m. Welcome — Nancy Larson…
8:00 a.m.- Registration 8:30 a.m.- Welcome and introductions – Jean Waters, David Carter, SBEAP 8:40 a.m.- Air…

2006

10:00a.m. Welcome and introduction to SBEAP services - Barb Johnson, SBEAP 10:15a.m. Kansas Air Quality Program…