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P2 Challenge for Pretreatment Programs Award Oklahoma City, August 13, 2008
P2 Challenge • Recognize pretreatment programs that incorporate P2 • Share what program elements work best
Selection Process • First time for doing the award • Criteria developed this year • Selection and award process determined • Reviewed by pretreatment coordinator, QC by Zero Waste • Original Plan was categorical, but awarding based on final score
Criteria • Audit Criteria • 22 questions on the Pretreatment Audit relate to Pollution Prevention • Efforts for Outreach • Results • Gallons, dollars, kwHr • Level of effort • Staffing etc..
Regional Results 2008 P2 Challenge Applicants • 8.5 million gallons/year Water conserved • 37 thousand pounds/year Hazardous waste Reduced • 204,000 kwh/yr • 184,000 pound of Hazardous Materials eliminated • $700,000 Saved!
Next Year • Can apply on-line • Posted at pretreatment assoc. website • More notification • 3 months or so • Leadership recognition • Don’t have to win to be recognized • Reviewers will be drafted from past recipients
Fayetteville • Conducted a Series of Seminars • Distributed P2 information • Incorporated P2 into Inspections • 6.9 Million gallons saved from Metal Finishing • 184,000 pounds of reduction in hazardous materials
City of Tulsa • 11 BMP programs implemented • 414 participants • 11 Zero Discharge Facilities • Reduction in SSO’s • Silver Reduction in sludge
City of Albuquerque • Outreach and awareness • Website • Intro to P2 for waste water operator certification • Insert P2 into water bill • Incorporation into permit and follow-up • Sludge Metal Reduction (highlights) • Silver 77% • Mercury 19% • Lead 38%