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Responsible Care: A New Strategy for Pollution Prevention and Waste Reduction Through Environment Management

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Overview

Environmental regulations provide protection to the public, workers and the environment. To protect themselves from long-term liabilities, however, companies have to do more than just comply with the basic responsibilities. This handbook is designed to introduce terminology, methodology, tools, procedures and practical guidance for incorporating efficient pollution prevention strategies into the overall business plan. It is a company’s responsibility to protect and control its management of waste and pollution, and a company that fails to do so will ultimately inflict a negative impact on its bottom line, especially in financial performance. Responsible Care delivers critical guidelines and rules of thumb required for industrial managers to improve their companies’ profitability through waste reduction, cleaner production technologies and sound management practices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933762166
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 6/15/2008
  • Pages: 540
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 A Primer on Responsible Environmental Management 1

2 Worker Safety and P2 40

3 The Chemical Process Industries 143

4 Refineries 236

5 The Wood Preserving Industry 317

6 The Food and Dairy Industry 383

7 P2 and Best Management Practices in Different Industries 435

8 Environmental Economics 477

9 Adopting an EMS 514

Index 535

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