Publisher description for Industrial pollution prevention handbook / [edited by] Harry M. Freeman.


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Counter Don't Clean Up Pollutants--Prevent Them!

Why conduct expensive clean ups when you can drasticaly reduce pollutants by improving management, boosting efficiency, eliminating toxins from your production process, or modifying product design. Author Harry Freeman of the EPA's Risk Reduction Engineering Lab, gives you a step-by-step pollution prevention (P2) program in this guide, plus case histories that show how to implement it in 16 different industries.

You'll see how to: integrate P2 into your TQM program; conduct risk analysis to set P2 priorities; measure P2 progress; use Total Cost Assessment to prove the profitability of P2 programs and win management support; apply P2 to the electronics, chemical, petroleum, metal fabrication, textile, paper, pharmaceutical, auto, electroplating, and furniture industries; and much more.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Industries Environmental aspects, Pollution prevention