Industrial Source Reduction

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Industrial Source Reduction?

Practices that reduce the amount of any hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment. Also reduces the threat to public health and the environment associated with such releases. Term includes equipment or technology modifications, substitution of raw materials, and improvements in housekeeping, maintenance, training or inventory control.

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Area Source   Contamination Source Inventory   Geothermal Source Heat Pump   Indirect Source   Industrial Pollution Prevention   Industrial Process Waste   Industrial Sludge   Industrial Waste   Major Stationary Sources   
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