• Adding a Filter to your Parts Washer Handbook
  • Adding a Filter to your Parts Washer Handbook
  • Filtering parts washing solvent is a good way to increase the life of cleaning solvent, and improve the cleaning performance of a parts washer. This guide, developed by the IWRC, will help you select which type of filtration is needed and how to add the filter to your parts washer.
  • Auto Body Surface Guide
  • Auto Body Surface Guide
  • The autobody industry constantly utilizes surface coating techniques and products. This guide, created by the IWRC, provides practical assistance to help automotive refinishers reduce the amount of VOCs and HAPs emitted during painting, decrease paint related waste and do more in the surface coating process.
  • Best Management Practices, Construction and Demolitioin Debris
  • Best Management Practices, Waste Reduction Construction and Demolition Debris
  • Building, construction and environmental professionals are able to reduce waste significantly through deconstruction and reuse. This guide, developed by the Rebuild Iowa Office, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the IWRC, outlines the framework for resource reduction strategies in new construction, renovation and demolition.
  • Small Bulk Gasoline Plants Calendar
  • Compliance Calendar/Logbook for Small Bulk Gasoline Plants
  • The 2018-2019 Small Bulk Gasoline Plants Calendar outlines regulations, definitions, requirements and instructions for Bulk Gasoline Plants with less than 19,999 gallons a day/throughput. This file, created by the IWRC with assistance from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources DNR and the PCMI can be used to track emissions, equipment, throughput and log monthly leak inspection monitoring.
  • Large Bulk Gasoline Plants Calendar
  • Compliance Calendar/Logbook for Large Bulk Gasoline Plants
  • The 2018-2019 Large Bulk Gasoline Plants Calendar and Logbook outlines regulations, definitions, requirements and instructions for Bulk Gasoline Plants with less than 20,000 gallons a month/throughput. This file, created by the IWRC with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the PCMI can be used to track emissions, equipment, throughput and log monthly leak inspection monitoring.
  • Cutting Fluid Manual
  • Cutting Fluid Manual
  • Cutting fluid is an important part of mechanical development and utilization. This manual, created by the IWRC, provides information and assistance about fluid management, how to reduce hazardous waste and efficient fluid management techniques.
  •  Dry Cleaning Compliance Calendar and Logbook
  • Dry Cleaning Compliance Calendar and Logbook
  • This 2018-2019 Environmental Recordkeeping Calendar for Dry Cleaning Facilities helps dry cleaning companies comply with hazardous waste regulations. The calendar created by the IWRC supported by the Department of Natural Resources, allows companies to accurately record and track information related to environmental compliance.
  • Dry Cleaner Compliance Manual
  • Dry Cleaner Compliance Manual
  • It is critical for dry cleaners to follow environmental regulations, especially when dealing with hazardous chemicals and waste. This manual, created by the IWRC with support from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources DNR outlines several dry cleaning techniques and how to follow environmental regulations.
  •  Easy Energy and Material Savings
  • Easy Energy and Material Savings
  • This is a business guide to source reduction lighting, solvents, packaging, water and compressed air. This guide, created by the Pollution Prevention Center of the Nebraska Business Development Center, outlines waste reduction techniques for any business to utilize.
  • Golf Course Pollution Prevention Guide
  • Golf Course Pollution Prevention Guide
  • It is important for golf courses to recognize and prevent pollution and waste. This manual, courtesy of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is intended to help golf courses identify harmful pollution and reduce their waste output.
  • Environmental Regulations for Agribusiness
  • Handbook of Environmental Regulations for Agribusiness
  • Large scale agribusinesses influence different aspects around their community, including the environment. This handbook, created by the IWRC, provides compliance information for agribusinesses to follow state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Technical Assistance Providers
  • Iowa Communities for the Environment Technical Assistance Providers
  • A Guide to Extending Your Reach through Local Economic Developers: Connecting with targeted markets and communities is critical for business developers. This guide compiled by the IWRC, outlines ways for a business to extend their network by working with their local Economic Developers.
  •  Iowa Green Meetings & Events
  • Iowa Green Meetings & Events
  • Collaboration is key, especially when minimizing the environmental impacts of pollution and waste. The Iowa Green Meetings & Events guide, presented by the Iowa Recycling Association, provides helpful information about being green and practicing sustainability.
  • Land Use Planning for Air Quality
  • Land Use Planning for Air Quality
  • Iowa is considered a clean air state. This guide, created by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is intended to provide information to economic developers and community members to make better air quality decisions.
  • Material Weights and Conversions
  • Material Weights and Conversions
  • This guide, created by the IWRC with assistance from the Iowa Waste Exchange, provides reference information for materials included on the Iowa Waste Exchange Database. These items range from chemicals to textiles.
  • Performing a Waste Sort
  • Performing a Waste Sort
  • In order to prevent waste, we need to know how much waste we are producing. This guide, created by the IWRC, outlines what a waste sort is, why we should perform them and what will be sorted.
  • P2 for Metal Manufacturing
  • Pollution Prevention Implementation Plans for Metal Manufacturing
  • Metal manufacturing companies need technical assistance with pollution prevention. Through this guide, created by the IWRC metal manufactures can increase their knowledge of reducing personal pollution.
  • P2 for Vehicle Maintenance
  • Pollution Prevention Implementation Plans for Vehicle Maintenance
  • Solvents and other chemicals can have a negative effect on our communities and environment. This guide, created by the IWRC, provides guidelines to reduce waste in vehicle maintenance.
  • P2 for Printing Industries
  • Pollution Prevention Implementation Plan for Printing Industries
  • Preventing pollution impacts the community and local businesses. This guide, created by the DNR assists printing industries in reducing their environmental impact and their pollution production.
  • P2 for Lithographic Printers
  • Pollution Prevention Manual for Lithographic Printers
  • Lithographic printers, although they are useful produce harmful toxins. This document, created by the IWRC, provides detailed assistance to companies who use lithographic printers and how to reduce harmful waste.
  •  Sustainable Printing Workbook - Iowa
  • Sustainable Printing Workbook - Iowa
  • Printing with sustainability in mind can benefit the environment and the organization. This workbook, compiled by the IWRC with assistance from the Graphic Arts Training & Consulting Group, provides information and suggestions for sustainable printing.
  • Vehicle Maintenance Manual
  • Vehicle Maintenance Manual
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair sometimes produces harmful chemicals. This guide, created by the IWRC, provides information about handling and reducing the waste associated with vehicles.