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Pollution Prevention


Materials Management Division
PO Box 30471
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7741

EGLE strives to promote healthy communities, economic growth, and environmental sustainability through pollution prevention (P2). We support individuals, businesses, and communities by providing educational awareness as well as technical, financial, and referral assistance. EGLE offers a variety of programs each year that focuses on any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its source before it is created.


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EGLE assists, educates, and encourages Michigan communities to implement pollution prevention best practices in order provide for a clean, safe and healthy environment for future generations.

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EGLE works with businesses to identify and implement pollution prevention, the most effective way to decrease environmental impacts. Pollution prevention helps businesses become more efficient, save money and be a safer place for employees.
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EGLE educates and encourages Michiganders to make pollution prevention choices every day in order to protect the environment, save money and conserve natural resources. 

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Motors, Vehicles, Vessels

Electrifying motors, vehicles, and vessels is a key source reduction strategy to drive environmental sustainability and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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Zero Food Waste

Wasted food is wasted resources – reducing food waste is key in achieving sustainability and climate goals.
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Funding Opportunities

EGLE has State and Federal funding available for various P2 related projects, such as diesel engine upgrades or replacements, implementing water and energy conservation practices (non-residential), as well as funding for updates to community plans and polices to incorporate P2 initiatives.