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Mission and Goals


To provide low interest loans for environmental improvements at small businesses through the implementation of pollution prevention projects that result in environmentally sound reuse or recycling, or the reduction or elimination of environmental waste generated, energy used, or hazards to public health.


To change business behavior through economic incentives that promote capital investment in pollution prevention projects and activities, that would concurrently benefit the businesses' bottom line.

To be achieved through the following objectives:

  1. Encourage participation in the low interest loan program from a variety of business sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, and service companies. 
  2. Collect and disseminate information and promote waste reduction and economic savings of implemented projects.
  3. Provide timely review and disbursement of loan proceeds for qualifying projects.
  4. Provide excellent customer service though pollution prevention funding, program and technical assistance, tools, and resources.