Cleaner production


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Cleaner production

Implies improvements to a production process so that the process uses less energy, water, or other inputs, or generates less waste or less environmentally harmful waste.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Government of Indonesia aspires to make use of international best practices to scale up resource efficiency and cleaner production to improve profitability and facilitate market access for the small and medium sized manufacturers in the country.
The Moroccan Cleaner Production Center (CMPP) is a non-profit association aiming to reduce environmental pollution caused by industry, and supports small and medium size companies in adopting more resource efficient and cleaner production techniques.
The PPPT project has assisted Tunisian companies in applying Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production (RECP) methodology that has improved their productive use of materials, energy and water as well as reduced their generation of waste, effluents and emissions.
The implementation of the principles and tools of Cleaner Production consists of the incorporation of ideas of environmental improvement into the production process, in order to address environmental norms and requisites with a greater effectiveness; they also promote the treatment of residues and emissions; and reduction of wastes and costs (Boyle, 1999).
In 2013, IFC has supported mainly in priority areas in Turkey: supporting exporters, SMEs, renewable energy and energy efficiency, cleaner production and energy security, urban infrastructure, trade finance, and helping Turkish companies expand outside of Turkey.
Cleaner production also helps companies meet increasingly stringent environmental standards that can be fundamental to market access.
Kirchain and his colleagues have published their results in the Journal of Cleaner Production.
Quartz suggests that these measures will encourage companies like Sinopec and CNPC to contribute to cleaner production methods, as they'll no longer be hampered by reduced profits.
It promotes a cleaner production concept to avoid the use of hazardous substances as much as possible, to raise the efficiency of industrial enterprises, and to reduce emissions and waste resulting from production processes.
Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife director-general Dr Adel Al Zayani said the proposal for the cleaner production centre had been acknowledged by the authorities and hoped to gain their approval soon.
Bahrain may team up with the United Nations to become a regional hub for cleaner production services, said a senior UN official.
No unwanted ink deposits and no solvent emissions result in a cleaner production area and helps minimise overall carbon footprint.