Reducing Hazardous Waste Generation: An Evaluation and a Call for Action
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Reducing Hazardous Waste Generation:
An Evaluation and a Call for Action
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This is the first thorough exploration of how industry, government, and the public can use available nontechnical means to reduce significantly the amount of hazardous waste entering the environment. Among the approaches considered are modifications to avoid contaminating normal wastewater with hazardous by-products, education of management and engineering personnel about reuse and recycling, reform of regulations and enforcement procedures, and incentives for improvement in waste practices. A free digest of this volume accompanies each copy.


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76 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-03498-2
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National Research Council. Reducing Hazardous Waste Generation: An Evaluation and a Call for Action. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1985.

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