This text provides approaches and methodologies for implementing pollution prevention (P2) and waste minimization programmes to reduce manufacturing operational costs significantly. It focuses on reducing manufacturing and environmental compliance costs by instituting feedstock substitution, improved operational schemes, recycling and by-product recovery, waste minimization, and energy efficiency policies, and offers project cost accounting tools that assist in evaluating money-saving P2 options.
". . .covers the most important topics of pollution prevention procedures. . .. . . .excellent. . .. . . .readers find this volume useful."
Principles of pollution prevention and waste minimization; managing hazardous chemicals; economics of pollution prevention; the pollution prevention audit; pollution prevention practices in the CPI; pollution prevention practices in the petroleum refining industry; pollution prevention practices in the metallurgical industries; miscellaneous industry practices and case studies; epilogue.