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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Best Management Practices to Mitigate Toxics and Implement a Greening Program for Small Manufacturing Businesses

Title:
Best Management Practices to Mitigate Toxics and Implement a Greening Program for Small Manufacturing Businesses

Abstract:
This best management practices (BMPs) guide prepared by the Pollution Prevention and Climate Change (P2C2) Section of EPA Region 2, provides information on minimizing potential public health and environmental impacts posed by chemicals used in small manufacturing business facilities. This material together with energy, water and solid waste management strategies, can help your business save money,enhance your reputation in the eyes of your employees, your customers and the community. Part I of the BMPs provides recommendations focusing on good housekeeping, Part II discusses the benefits of environmentally preferable products and services, reducing energy and water consumption, and implementing a sound waste management program. Part III discusses how to sustain an environmental management program at your business.

URL:
http://www.epa.gov/region02/p2/documents/bmps_for_small_manufacturing_businesses.pdf

Source:
U.S. EPA Region 2 Pollution Prevention and Climate Change Section

Resource Type:
Manual/handbook/curriculum

Date of Publication:
December 2013

Associated Sectors:

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