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1st Edition

Pollution Prevention Handbook

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ISBN 9781566701457
Published March 29, 1995 by CRC Press
592 Pages

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Book Description

The Pollution Prevention Handbook provides the necessary tools to set up a successful pollution program; implement specific projects to meet environmental regulation, and improve efficiency and product quality.
Methods used to reduce waste generation are illustrated, and new treatment methods to reduce the volume or toxicity of waste are described. Practical examples illustrate key concepts, and numerous case studies provide successful programs found in the real world.
The text is divided into three major sections:

Table of Contents

Programs and Management
Introduction and Purpose
Government and Industry Programs for Reducing Pollution
Setting Up a Successful Pollution Prevention Program
Total Quality Environmental Management: Managing Corporate Changes
Performing a Pollution Prevention Assessment
Recycling Programs for Solid Waste
Waste and Material Exchanges and Recyclers
Treatment to Reduce Disposal
Economic Evaluation in Pollution Prevention Programs
Manufacturing Processes and Pollution Prevention
Machining and Other Metalworking Operations
Solvents Used for Cleaning Refrigeration, Firefighting, and Other Uses
Metal Plating and Surface Finishing
Painting and Coating
Removal of Paint and Coatings
Motor Oil and Antifreeze
Industry Groups
Construction and Demolition
Electric Utilities
Food Processing
Iron and Steel
Petroleum Exploration and Refining
Pulp and Paper Industry

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