By choosing to take responsibility for the health and safety of their workers and the environment, forest-products companies and wood preservers can implement pollution prevention techniques such as reducing material inputs, re-engineering processes to reuse by-products, improving management practices, and substituting alternatives to toxic chemicals.
Top Pollution Prevention Tips for Wood Preserving from Ecology's toxics reduction staff
Alternatives to Arsenic Treated Wood - Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Product Report
Alternatives to Chromium Copper Arsenate (CCA) wood
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 for and about this sector.
Sustainable Building Sourcebook - Wood Treatment
King County Best Management Practices
US Department of Agriculture Forest Products Laboratory
National Pesticide Information Center
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