An electronic newsletter produced by the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA), focuses on best practices in toxics use reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and water conservation. The newsletter highlights OTA efforts to help companies comply with toxics use regulations and adopt innovative technologies that improve their operational efficiency and competitiveness. You can subscribe to OTA's Newsletter by clicking here.
- The guidance documents provide clear, concise guidance on topics such as introduction to the environmental management systems framework, pollution prevention for auto body repair shops, developing integrated contingency plans, parts cleaning alternatives, and practical guide to toxics use reduction.
- OTA technology case studies profile actual applications of pollution prevention technologies and processes that businesses, municipalities, and other toxic users across Massachusetts have implemented. The case studies help manufacturers in similar industry sectors understand how they might benefit from adopting these pollution prevention strategies. Also, the case studies generate public awareness of industry's environmental progress.
- OTA's fact sheets give a quick, informative overview of topics such as regulatory requirements for reporting under TURA, energy efficiency, water conservation, environmentally preferable purchasing, and technologies that eliminate or reduce reliance on toxics.