Pollution prevention

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Pollution prevention

Reducing the amount of energy, materials, packaging, or water in the design, manufacturing, or purchasing of products or materials in an effort to increase efficient use of resources, reduce toxicity, and eliminate waste.
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This result is consistent Lyon and Maxwell's (2004) theory that voluntary pollution prevention programs are a sign that the state environmental agency is weak relative to the legislature, and thus the state will be more easily able to adopt audit legislation.
TO HELP LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS and families identify potential pollution risks in their homes and to take preventive actions in the future, an adapted version of Home*A*Syst, a national pollution prevention program, has been delivered to a new audience in two New York State counties: Delaware and Chemung.
Ornelas, environmental engineer, Pollution Prevention Program, Southside Water Reclamation Plant, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
For more information about the New Hampshire Pollution Prevention Program, call 603-271-6460 or visit des.
NPPR (1997) The National Roundtable of Pollution Prevention Programs, 218 D Street S.
Hospitality Sector NHDES's pollution prevention program will promote climate change mitigation for the hospitality industry through pollution prevention assistance to implement energy efficiency, water conservation and waste reduction projects.
In planning a pollution prevention program, it is essential to first obtain the full support of management and to define the goals of the program.
A senior executive with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection since 1995, Panos implemented a statewide pollution prevention program, which led to a reduction in the use and emission of toxic chemicals in the state.
However, it is important that all pollutants emitted into air, water, and land be considered as part of a pollution prevention program.
The strategy and implementation may incorporate a pilot project to be implemented in Marin in collaboration with the County of Marins Pesticide Reduction Outreach Campaign and the Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (MCSTOPPP).
For example, Dow Chemical developed a pollution prevention program Waste Reduction Always Pays (WRAP) on its own accord, 3M instituted its own source reduction program called Pollution Prevention Pays (3P), and Intel has voluntarily eliminated the use of seven suspected carcinogens from all of the company's processes.

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