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FACILITY POLLUTION PREVENTION GUIDE

Citation:

FACILITY POLLUTION PREVENTION GUIDE. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/R-92/088 (NTIS PB92213206), 1992.

Description:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has developed the Facility Pollution Prevention Guide for those who are interested in and responsible for pollution prevention in industrial or service facilities. t summarizes the benefits of a company-wide pollution prevention program and suggests ways to incorporate pollution prevention in company policies and practices. he Guide describes how to establish a company-wide pollution prevention program. t outlines procedures for conducting a preliminary assessment to identify opportunities for waste reduction or elimination. hen, it describes how to use the results of this preassessment to prioritize areas for detailed assessment, how to use the detailed assessment to develop pollution prevention options, and how to implement those options that withstand feasibility analysis. ethods of evaluating, adjusting, and maintaining the program are described. Later chapters deal with cost analysis for pollution prevention projects and with the roles of product design and energy conservation in pollution prevention. ppendices consist of materials that will support the pollution prevention effort: assessment worksheets, sources of additional information, examples of evaluative methods, and a glossary.

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (REPORT)
Product Published Date: 12/31/1992
Record Last Revised: 12/22/2005
Record ID: 42462

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT