Region 7 State Pollution Prevention Programs
Pollution Prevention Services of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Pollution Prevention and Business Assistance Section coordinates and manages pollution prevention on-site technical assistance and P2 information through the Waste Reduction Assistance Program (WRAP). Regulatory integration efforts are coordinated through the Regulatory Integration Program.
Contact Person: Jeff Fiagle
Wallace State Office Building
502 E 9th Street
Des Moines,IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-5353 or Fax: (515) 281-8895
Iowa Waste Reduction Center
The IWRC’s primary focus is providing free, non-regulatory environmental technical assistance to Iowa’s small businesses. IWRC environmental specialists are incredibly knowledgeable in topics ranging from stormwater to spray painting, and air emissions to environmental regulations. IWRC services are designed to assist Iowa small businesses understand the complexity of environmental regulations, waste reduction, and technologies.
Contact Person: Dan Nickey
Cedar Falls, IA
Pollution Prevention Institute
The K-State Pollution Prevention Institute provides free, confidential, and technical environmental assistance. PPI houses the Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP).
Contact Person: Nancy Larson
2323 Anderson Ave., Suite 300
Manhattan, KS 66506
Kansas Department of Health & Environment – Division of the Environment
The mission of the Division of Environment is the protection of the public health and environment. The Division conducts regulatory programs involving public water supplies, industrial discharges, wastewater treatment systems, solid waste landfills, hazardous waste, air emissions, radioactive materials, asbestos removal, refined petroleum storage tanks, and other sources which impact the environment. In addition, the Division administers other programs to remediate contamination, lessen nonpoint pollution, and evaluate environmental conditions across the state.
Contact Person: Jayson Massey
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 400
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1367
Kansas State University – Engineering Extension, Energy Conservation & Renewable Energy Office
Engineering Extension provides answers to your energy concerns. Specialists are available to answer questions and provide advice on ways to reduce energy use in your home and small business. Information is also available on renewable energy including wind, solar, and biomass energy; building energy codes; and sustainability.
Contact Person: David Carter
2323 Anderson Ave., Suite 300
Manhattan, KS 66506
Missouri Environmental Assistance Center
The Missouri Environmental Assistance Center (MOEAC) is the one-stop resource for pollution prevention and environmental compliance assistance for Missouri small businesses.
Contact Person: Paul Bateson
W1026 Lafferre Hall
410 S. Sixth St. Columbia, MO 65211
Bridging the Gap
Our mission is to encourage local and global understanding of our interconnectedness and to develop this understanding through community education and action. Bridging the Gap (BTG), a Kansas City bas more
Contact Person: Phelps Murdock
Kansas City, MO
Missouri Botanical Gardens
The Missouri Botanical Garden’s mission is driven by the need to protect and conserve plants and their ecosystems. We seek to inspire and educate all members of our local region about the benefits of being good environmental stewards through responsible and sustainable use of natural resources.
Contact Person: Jean Ponzi
Green Resources Manager, EarthWays Center of Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 577-0246
Partners in Pollution Prevention (P3)
P3 is an outreach assistance program operated by the University of Nebraska Extension and College of Engineering and funded by the USEPA Region 7, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, and a wide variety of businesses and industrial partners.
Contact Person: Bruce Dvorak
WasteCap Nebraska is a statewide, member based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that provides education,training and services to help businesses and communities reach their full potential through practices that support economic, environmental and societal priorities. Our goals are to serve as a comprehensive resource to Nebraska businesses and institutions for best sustainable business practices and recognition; to educate stakeholders about the value of sustainable practices in businesses and communities; and to provide the most complete directory of resources for materials reduction, reuse and recycling in Nebraska.
Contact Person: Heather Creevan
610 J Street Ste. 300, Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Environmental Assistance Division
The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s mission is to protect the quality of Nebraska’s environment – our air, land, and water resources. We enforce regulations and provide assistance, but to fully accomplish this vital mission we need your assistance. We encourage you to work with us to ensure future generations can use and enjoy the precious natural resources we enjoy today.
Contact Person: Joe Francis
1200 “N” Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922
National Pollution Prevention Programs
Please visit the P2Rx national programs directory for more resources.