Success Stories


New Fact Sheet for Petroleum Dry Cleaners

Friday November 14th 2014
If you use petroleum-based solvents for your dry cleaning operation in Pennsylvania you may be required to obtain an operating permit from DEP. If your dry cleaning equipment was installed or modified after December 14, 1982 and you have a total...
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EMAP Newsletter

Friday August 1st 2014
Read the August 2014 EMAP Newsletter to stay up to date on information small businesses in Pennsylvania need to know. For more more information on EMAP publications, CLICK HERE.
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Pennsylvania and Delaware Dry Cleaners Association Wins National Award

Tuesday June 18th 2013
The Pennsylvania and Delaware Cleaners Association (PDCA) was selected as the winner of the 2013 Trade Association Environmental Leadership Award given by the Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs...
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SelecTrim Corp Finds Success with Environmental Upgrades

Tuesday April 23rd 2013
Based in Williamsport, PA, James Wood started SelecTrim in 1977 as a small woodworking business. Strategically located in the heart of Pennsylvania hardwood country, the company is able to draw much of its resources from local forests. The...
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Clean Technology Success Stories

Friday January 11th 2013
The Business Consultant and the Technology Consultant from the Clean Technology Resource Center (CTRC) provide assistance to their clients which includes resources to promote the development and commercialization of clean technology...
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The Pet Store Improves Efficiency

Monday October 8th 2012
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently awarded a Small Business Advantage Grant to The Pet Store, a family-owned small business located in Chambersburg. The award amount of $6,743 will be used to upgrade the...
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YIKES Embraces Sustainable Business Practices

Friday March 16th 2012
YIKES, Inc. is a woman owned Philadelphia based web design and development company dedicated to sustainable business practices. The business is a member and official sponsor of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, have...
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Laundromat Goes Green!

Friday March 16th 2012
Frank Buffington saw a great opportunity when a friend put a Laundromat in Halifax, PA up for sale in 2009. After careful consideration, he made the investment and became the sole owner of Village Laundry, while still maintaining a full...
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EMAP Helps Gate 7 Achieve ISO 14001

Friday November 18th 2011
After starting a branch facility of Gate 7 three years ago, John and Clare Reay needed assistance turning their manufacturing plant into an environmentally-friendly one. With business advice from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC...
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Complying with Anti-Idling Laws with EMAP's Assistance

Monday April 18th 2011
Brian and Tracy Propst never gave up. They own B. D. Propst Trucking, a small business located in Clearville, PA, which operates a tractor trailer for interstate freight transportation. In order to reduce fuel consumption and comply with...
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