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P2 101: Introduction to Pollution Prevention

  • 27 Mar 2024
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Virtual (Zoom), Eastern Time Zone


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What is pollution prevention?  How can pollution prevention opportunities be identified?  And how can P2 opportunities be conveyed to those who would benefit?  Find out this and more from the speakers of this P2U presentation!


Paul Scanlon has been the Director of Sustainability at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania for over a decade. Not only does his position include working closely with the Facilities and Finance Departments to continuously look for ways to improve building energy efficiency and helping make a college education more affordable by reducing our energy costs, while simultaneously reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. He also works with faculty in the most important sustainability goal: Preparing students to be the next generation of thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs to help the world meet its profound environmental challenges.

Michelle Gaither is an Industrial Engineer at the Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC). Michelle is interested in environmental preservation and conservation, climate action, and reducing exposure to toxics. She has over 25 years of experience in pollution prevention, and has contributed to a broad range of pollution prevention successes, outreach, and implementation. Michelle holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington and an MS in Environmental Science from Washington State University.

Ken Grimm is an Industrial Outreach Manager at the Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC). Ken joined PPRC after working extensively in the manufacturing sector. His jobs have included serving as Paint Foremen, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Human Resources Manager and Facility Manager. This experience and expertise has been invaluable when working with public agencies, business and industry.

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Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

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