Pollution Prevention for Painting and Coating Shops

From Ecology Technical Assistance staff

Paint and Coatings Manufacturing Sector: A Pollution Prevention Assessment and Guidance

Waste Reduction Methods for Production Painting Operations

Top Pollution Prevention Tips for Paint and Coating Businesses

Top Pollution Prevention Tips for Paint Manufacturers

Top Pollution Prevention Tips for Electroplaters and Metal Finishers

Focus Sheet: Inventory Control for the Paint Contracting Industry

Focus Sheet: Facts About Paint Clean-Up

Paint and Coatings as Waste

Pollution Prevention Resources

The Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) Topic Hubs™ include background information, pollution prevention opportunities, reasons for change, where to go for help, and links to more information about this sector and others.

Other Resources

National Metal Finishing Resource Center

Paint and Coatings Resource Center (PCRC) is maintained by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences and was developed by industry-government partnerships, with support from EPA's Office of Compliance.

Paint Research Association  International Centre for Coatings Technology

International Coatings and Formulations Institute (ICFI) at the University of Southern Mississippi's School of Polymers and High Performance Materials

The following links are for EPA's archived Compliance Assistance Sector Notebooks website. These resources are no longer maintained, so information may become outdated.

Profile of the Metal Fabrication Industry   Profile of the Wood Furniture and Fixtures Industry

Commercial publications (links do not constitute endorsement)

Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine

Metal Finishing