Source Reduction

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

Reducing the amount of materials entering the waste stream from a specific source by redesigning products or patterns of production or consumption (e.g., using returnable beverage containers). Synonymous with waste reduction.

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Area Source   Contamination Source Inventory   Geothermal Source Heat Pump   Indirect Source   Industrial Source Reduction   Major Stationary Sources   Minor Source   Mobile Source   Modified Source   New Source   
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