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Vocabulary Term Details

Pollution prevention

Definition (http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept?cp=10049&langcode=en&ns=1)

Eliminating the production of hazardous wastes and greenhouse gases at their source, within the production process. This can often be achieved through a variety of relatively simple strategies, including minor changes in manufacturing processes, substitution of non-polluting products for polluting products, and simplification of packaging. (Gemet)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Environmental protection
N/APollution control

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
19-Nov-2013

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