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Welcome to the Lean and Environment (and E3) Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview
Contains an overview of lean and environment opportunities and efforts, targeted toward the environmental or P2 professional, policymakers, grantwriters, professional organizations, researchers, and others.

Contains a simplified description of the tools and strategies for integrating lean and environment and the economy, delivery of lean and environment projects, and several case study examples.

Reasons for Change
States benefits and reasons why P2 professionals should faciliate lean and environment projects, and the benefits to organizations who implement lean and environment, and/or E3 projects.

Identifying Lean and E3 Opportunities
Contains info for the P2 professional to identify organizations ripe for improved productivity via lean and environment and/or E3.

Where to go for Help
A list of organizations with expertise on Lean Manufacturing, and facets of E3 (Energy, Environment,Economy).


Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.


The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

The Lean and Environment (and E3) Topic Hub™ was developed by:

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Hub Last Updated: 5/7/2015

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


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