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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Pollution Prevention Checklist: Improving the Environment and Your Bottom Line

Title:
Pollution Prevention Checklist: Improving the Environment and Your Bottom Line

Abstract:
This checklist of common pollution prevention methods includes categories on: Planning & Assessment; Inventory Control; Facility Housekeeping; Spills & Leak Control; Production Line; Cleaning & Degreasing; Metal Finishing & Electroplating; Coating & Painting Operations; Printing & Silk Screening; Chemical Blending & Mixing; Laboratory Operations; Water Use & Conservation; Energy Efficiency; Solid Waste Prevention; and Pest Control and Groundskeeping. Facilities should choose the categories that are most applicable for them and not feel the need to do everything at once. This checklist is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all techniques that could be used to reduce waste and pollution in a business. (PDF format, 70K; Length: 12 pages)

URL:
http://www.epa.state.il.us/p2/fact-sheets/p2-checklist.pdf

Source:
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
May 2001

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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