Canadian Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse User Guide

Record Display


Each record has two titles, the first title of the record in the display is the Canadian Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse (CPPIC) title and the second title of the record is the full resource title. CPPIC titles are shortened versions of the full resource title and are displayed in the keyword and sector search results. If a resource's CPPIC title is the same as the full resource title, only the full resource title will be displayed. This feature was incorporated to facilitate efficient reading and display of the search results.


Each record can have up to four icons which are displayed at the bottom of the page. These icons include a red maple leaf which indicates that the resource is Canadian; a blue "Fr" which indicates that the resource is available in French; a notebook which indicates that the resource is a case study; and a mathematical formula which indicates that the resource is written using technical language or terminology.


Each record includes a brief description of the resource, highlighting the key topic areas and points of interest in the resource.

What sector(s) does this reference apply to?

Click on this option to discover what sectors the particular resource applies to. Often is the case that many resources are useful and applicable to more than one sector.

Access this Resource on the Internet

In this section, click on the full resource title you will find here to access the document. Some records have related resources which are found directly below the first link. Related resources can include items such as tables of contents and ordering information.

This reference promotes P2 through...

This section identifies the ways in which the resource promotes pollution prevention (P2). It is an excellent filter to determine whether or not a reference should be added to the CPPIC database and it also helps to educate the user on the different aspects of P2.

Reference is useful for...

This section identifies the audiences that the particular resource is useful for. Many resources are useful for multiple audiences. Audience choices include educators, youth, general public, community groups, business or organization - large, business or organization - small, and all audiences.


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