Industrial Resources and Professional Associations

  • The Center for Clean Products and Clean Technologies (EERC)
    Evaluates cleaner products for many industries.

  • Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR-GreenLink)
    National information clearinghouse to help automotive professionals save time and protect the environment.

  • EPA Region 9: Pollution Prevention for Auto Repair and Fleet Maintenance
    Provides links to fact sheets and documents offering technical assistance in dealing with items such as Aqueous Parts Cleaning, Floor Cleanup and Oil Water Separartors.

  • Food Service Technology Center
    The Food Service Technology Center (FSTC) is the industry leader in commercial kitchen energy efficiency and appliance performance testing. The FSTC has developed over 30 Standard Test Methods for evaluating commercial kitchen appliance performance. The FSTC also has expertise in commercial kitchen ventilation and building energy efficiency, including lighting, glazing and HVAC.

  • Printer's National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC)
    EPA and private industry partner effort offering compliance assistance and pollution prevention information.

  • The Teleosis Institute
    An educational not-for-profit organization devoted to Green Health Care-sustainable medical practices that are good for you and your local environment. The Institute is a certified member of the Bay Area Green Business Program. Teleosis assists health care providers in greening their offices.

  • Thimmakka's Resources for Environmental Education - Green Restaurant Program Thimmakka is an award-winning, non-profit organization that provides environmental auditing, "greening" and consulting services to restaurants and other businesses who want to reduce their costs while reducing their environmental footprint. Thimmakka has worked with over 120 restaurants to help them meet our green standards by reducing their use of energy and water, and their waste and pollution, collectively saving them about $1.5 million in 5 years!