• Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) links to PDF file

    This fact sheet was developed by OTA based on the results of a federally funded grant program. OTA distributed money to cities and towns that agreed to purchase environmentally preferable products or services. This fact sheet covers the benefits and costs associated with the products/services that were purchased and recommendations from each municipality.
  • Pollution Prevention at Municipal DPWs pdf format of Pollution Prevention at Municipal DPWs

    This Best Management Practices Fact Sheet is a compilation of common recommendations for Departments of Public Works (DPWs) that originated from on-site technical assistance evaluations by the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA). The fact sheet highlights some of the simple pollution prevention practices specifically for DPWs to integrate into their daily routine that will improve worker safety and protect the environment.
  • Powder Coating - FAQ pdf format of Powder Coating - FAQ

    OTA put together this fact sheet of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to help municipalities, agencies and organizations understand the benefits of purchasing powder coated products and identify where these products may be purchased.