Working for Kentucky

Businesses and industries across the Commonwealth rely on us to help improve their environmental management and lower operating costs. Learn how our engineers make the Bluegrass state become more sustainable.


Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

The Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC) helps Kentucky-based organizations save money while implementing environmentally sustainable business practices. We are a state-mandated center recognized regionally and nationally as a Center of Excellence.

We assist and train industrial, commercial, and institutional clients to:

  • Reduce hazardous waste, energy, and water usage at low cost or no cost
  • Develop long-term environmental solutions
  • Utilize our informative online resources

People have attended more than 800 workshops through the KPPC


Kentucky businesses and organizations discovered sustainable opportunities while lowering their costs with our assistance


No cost for Kentucky businesses, industries, and organizations to use our core services

Our Staff

“The technical and training services that KPPC delivers to Kentucky businesses and industries helps to strengthen the overall environmental and economic benefit to the Commonwealth."

Lissa McCracken, Executive Director of KPPC

Technical Services

As a state-supported, non-profit sustainability resource center, KPPC can help your business with pollution prevention, energy management and sustainable strategies. Take advantage of these low-cost and no-cost engineering services.


KPPC is a leader in sustainability in the state of Kentucky. Our efforts go well beyond campus and include: Partnerships with 24 regional and national environmental and business organizations – A monthly e-newsletter distributed to 700 subscribers – Extensive online resources – Technical support of the Sustainable Spirits and Brewing Initiative – Project leadership for the Kentucky Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative