1. Please choose the category that best describes you: (select one)
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) - i.e., SBAP, P2, MEP, SBDC, extension, etc.
22.6%24
  Federal Government (not TAP)
10.4%11
  State Government (not TAP)
31.1%33
  Local Government (not TAP)
8.5%9
  Business/Industry
11.3%12
  Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
2.8%3
  Academia (not TAP)
3.8%4
  Consultant, Vendor, Trade Group, etc.
2.8%3
  Other (please specify)
6.6%7
Total Respondents  106
(skipped this question)  0
2. How often do you use the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Daily
0%0
  Weekly
33.3%4
  Quarterly
16.7%2
  Once a year
16.7%2
  First time user
33.3%4
Total Respondents  12
(skipped this question)  94
3. How long have you been involved with environmental issues at your business?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Less than 2 years
16.7%2
  2 to 5 years
0%0
  More than 5 years
83.3%10
  Do not work in environmental area
0%0
Total Respondents  12
(skipped this question)  94
4. How often do you use the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Daily
3.3%3
  Weekly
22.8%21
  Quarterly
38%35
  Once a year
12%11
  First time user
23.9%22
Total Respondents  92
(skipped this question)  14
5. How long have you been working in the environmental field?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Less than 2 years
7.6%7
  2 to 5 years
12%11
  More than 5 years
79.3%73
  Do not work in environmental area
1.1%1
Total Respondents  92
(skipped this question)  14
6. How did you find out about the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)? (check all that apply)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Search Engine (Google, Yahoo, Alta Vista, Lycos, etc.)
 0%0
 Link from another web site
9.1%1
 E-mail message or list serve
45.5%5
 Trade show or conference
9.1%1
 Brochure or newsletter
9.1%1
 Vendor
 0%0
 Colleague
18.2%2
 Government assistance provider
36.4%4
 Other (please specify)
9.1%1
Total Respondents  11
(skipped this question)  95
7. Where do you usually get Pollution Prevention (P2) or waste reduction information? (check all that apply)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)
63.6%7
 P2Rx
9.1%1
 EPA Website
72.7%8
 General internet search
45.5%5
 Internal files
18.2%2
 Vendor
18.2%2
 Colleague
27.3%3
 News/press
9.1%1
 Training
 0%0
 Other EPA sites
9.1%1
 Don't use P2 or waste reduction information
 0%0
 Other (please specify)
36.4%4
Total Respondents  11
(skipped this question)  95
8. How did you find out about the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)? (check all that apply)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Search Engine (Google, Yahoo, Alta Vista, Lycos, etc.)
8.9%8
 Link from another web site
8.9%8
 E-mail message or list serve
30%27
 Brochure or newsletter
14.4%13
 Colleague
50%45
 Other (please specify)
16.7%15
Total Respondents  90
(skipped this question)  16
9. Where do you usually get Pollution Prevention (P2) or waste reduction information? (check all that apply)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)
56.7%51
 P2Rx
34.4%31
 EPA Website
73.3%66
 General internet search
64.4%58
 Internal files
25.6%23
 Colleague
51.1%46
 News/press
24.4%22
 Training
30%27
 Other EPA sites
28.9%26
 Don't use P2 or waste reduction information
1.1%1
 Other (please specify)
18.9%17
Total Respondents  90
(skipped this question)  16
10. How often do you use the materials or information you receive from GLRPPR for the following actions?
Yearly or lessMonthlyWeeklyDailyNever used, might useNever used, won't useResponse Average
Perform a self-assessment for P2
36% (4)18% (2)9% (1)0% (0)27% (3)9% (1)2.91
Contact a vendor or other service provider
18% (2)9% (1)9% (1)9% (1)55% (6)0% (0)3.73
Contact a P2 professional for assistance
45% (5)9% (1)0% (0)0% (0)45% (5)0% (0)2.91
Write a grant application
0% (0)0% (0)0% (0)9% (1)64% (7)27% (3)5.18
Assist my own organization in its pollution prevention activities
18% (2)18% (2)55% (6)0% (0)9% (1)0% (0)2.64
Learn more about an issue
9% (1)36% (4)27% (3)0% (0)27% (3)0% (0)3.00
Achieve compliance through reduction of pollution generation
18% (2)18% (2)18% (2)9% (1)36% (4)0% (0)3.27
Total Respondents  11
(skipped this question)  95
11. Other (please specify)
 Total Respondents  
2
(skipped this question)  104
12. How often do you use the materials or information you receive from GLRPPR for the following actions?
Yearly or lessMonthlyWeeklyDailyNever used, might useNever used, won't useN/AResponse Average
Contact a vendor or other service provider
26% (22)10% (9)3% (3)1% (1)30% (26)3% (3)26% (22)3.14
Write a grant application
28% (24)6% (5)0% (0)1% (1)30% (26)12% (10)23% (20)3.45
Assist my own organization in its pollution prevention activities
28% (24)23% (20)7% (6)7% (6)21% (18)1% (1)13% (11)2.69
Learn more about an issue
28% (24)33% (28)12% (10)6% (5)13% (11)0% (0)9% (8)2.37
Contact another P2 professional to collaborate
26% (22)22% (19)9% (8)1% (1)22% (19)6% (5)14% (12)2.88
Contribute P2 materials to GLRPPR
28% (24)8% (7)3% (3)2% (2)40% (34)6% (5)13% (11)3.40
Provide information to a client
21% (18)19% (16)12% (10)3% (3)22% (19)7% (6)16% (14)3.10
Assist a client with reducing or preventing pollution
17% (15)23% (20)12% (10)5% (4)19% (16)6% (5)19% (16)3.01
Help a client achieve compliance through reduction of pollution generation
22% (19)20% (17)8% (7)3% (3)16% (14)7% (6)23% (20)2.91
Total Respondents  86
(skipped this question)  20
13. Other (please specify)
 Total Respondents  
5
(skipped this question)  101
14. How would you rate the glrppr.org website on:
ExcellentGoodFairPoorNo opinionResponse Average
Ease of use
18% (17)54% (51)14% (13)0% (0)15% (14)2.40
Navigation
14% (13)53% (50)16% (15)2% (2)16% (15)2.54
Search function
20% (19)41% (39)13% (12)0% (0)26% (25)2.72
Visual design
9% (9)45% (43)15% (14)13% (12)18% (17)2.84
Currency of information
22% (21)46% (44)4% (4)0% (0)28% (27)2.67
Accuracy of information
28% (27)40% (38)6% (6)0% (0)26% (25)2.56
Total Respondents  95
(skipped this question)  11
15. How useful are our resources for your needs?
Very usefulUsefulSomewhat usefulNot usefulN/AResponse Average
Topic Hubs - peer reviewed P2 information on specific industries and topics
27% (23)42% (36)12% (10)2% (2)17% (15)1.87
P2 Programs Directory - compilation of national and regional P2 assistance programs
24% (21)41% (35)16% (14)1% (1)17% (15)1.93
News - regional and national P2 news
27% (23)41% (35)16% (14)1% (1)15% (13)1.90
Homes Across America - database of resource-efficient home builders and demonstration homes
7% (6)23% (20)17% (15)10% (9)42% (36)2.54
Mercury Reduction Programs Directory - database of programs across the country working to reduce mercury
12% (10)33% (28)23% (20)3% (3)29% (25)2.26
RFP Database - clearinghouse of RFPs (requests for proposals)
7% (6)30% (26)15% (13)6% (5)42% (36)2.34
Library - digital library of P2 publications
22% (19)41% (35)10% (9)2% (2)24% (21)1.91
Total Respondents  86
(skipped this question)  20
16. Do you have any comments or suggestions about our resources?
 Total Respondents  
12
(skipped this question)  94
17. How useful are our services for your needs?
Very usefulUsefulSomewhat usefulNot usefulN/AResponse Average
Listserves - online discussion groups on P2 topics
15% (13)41% (35)18% (15)5% (4)21% (18)2.15
Regional Roundtables - meetings of regional P2 professionals
22% (19)29% (25)19% (16)1% (1)28% (24)1.98
Rapid Response - research or technical assistance, including personal answers to specific questions
18% (15)38% (32)12% (10)5% (4)28% (24)2.05
Regional Programs and Contacts Database
18% (15)45% (38)22% (19)0% (0)15% (13)2.06
Calendar of Regional Events
14% (12)51% (43)19% (16)1% (1)15% (13)2.08
Total Respondents  85
(skipped this question)  21
18. How useful to you are the following types of P2 information?
Very usefulUsefulSomewhat usefulNot usefulN/AResponse Average
Case studies
39% (33)39% (33)14% (12)1% (1)7% (6)1.76
Fact sheets
44% (37)41% (35)9% (8)0% (0)6% (5)1.64
Manuals
20% (17)49% (42)18% (15)4% (3)9% (8)2.05
Background and overview about topics and P2 opportunities
18% (15)54% (46)21% (18)1% (1)6% (5)2.06
Personal responses to specific questions
28% (24)31% (26)19% (16)1% (1)21% (18)1.91
Vendor information
13% (11)26% (22)36% (31)6% (5)19% (16)2.43
Assessment tools
17% (15)43% (37)20% (17)3% (3)16% (14)2.11
Training
21% (18)38% (33)22% (19)5% (4)14% (12)2.12
Referrals to experts or P2 technical assistance providers
14% (12)48% (41)19% (16)2% (2)17% (15)2.11
Bibliographies/references/links
17% (15)35% (30)30% (26)6% (5)12% (10)2.28
Total Respondents  85
(skipped this question)  21
19. Are there other types of P2 information that would be useful to you?
 Total Respondents  
4
(skipped this question)  102
20. What P2 or waste reduction information do you need?
 Total Respondents  
35
(skipped this question)  71
21. Are there other places (internet or published) where GLRPPR information should be linked or published?
 Total Respondents  
21
(skipped this question)  85
22. What other comments or suggestions do you have to improve GLRPPR, its website, or the exchange of pollution prevention information?
 Total Respondents  
19
(skipped this question)  87
23. What type of format would you prefer for GLRPPR's conferences or other programs?
High interestMedium interestLow interestResponse Average
Multiple Great Lakes topics and state updates (current format)
44% (34)42% (33)14% (11)1.71
Focus on key Great Lakes environmental concept or issue (e.g., the recent conference held in Erie, PA that primarily focused on pollution prevention and cost savings through energy programs)
44% (34)46% (36)10% (8)1.67
Industry-specific programs
44% (34)45% (35)12% (9)1.68
Topic-specific programs (e.g., measurement)
41% (32)45% (35)14% (11)1.73
Total Respondents  78
(skipped this question)  28
24. What time of year is best to hold GLRPPR's conference? (choose up to two)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Winter (January, February, March)
42.9%33
 Spring (April, May, June)
33.8%26
 Summer (July, August, September)
27.3%21
 Fall (October, November, December)
48.1%37
Total Respondents  77
(skipped this question)  29
25. If the topic were of interest, would you view a web-cast technical presentation hosted by GLRPPR?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
74.4%58
  No
2.6%2
  Not sure
23.1%18
Total Respondents  78
(skipped this question)  28
26. To participate in the drawing for a $25.00 Amazon.com gift certificate and other prizes, please provide your e-mail address where we may contact you if you win: (optional)
 Total Respondents  
56
(skipped this question)  50