Facility Matrix Element 2,3

Facility Activity: Principal Business Activity—Products Environmental Concern: Solid Residues

  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic solid residues during manufacture?
  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic solid residues during use?
  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic solid residues when recycled or disposed of?

Facility Matrix Element 2,4

Facility Activity: Principal Business Activity—Products Environmental Concern: Liquid Residues

  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic liquid residues during manufacture?
  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic liquid residues during use?
  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic liquid residues when recycled or disposed of?

Facility Matrix Element 2,5

Facility Activity: Principal Business Activity—Products Environmental Concern: Gaseous Residues

  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic gaseous residues during manufacture?
  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic gaseous residues during use?
  • Are products designed to generate minimal and nontoxic gaseous residues when recycled or disposed of?

Facility Matrix Element 3,1

Facility Activity: Principal Business Activity—Processes Environmental Concern: Ecological Impacts

  • Have all process materials been optimized from a design-for-environment standpoint?
  • Have processes been dematerialized (evaluated to ensure that they have minimum resource requirements and that no unnecessary steps are required)?
  • Do processes generate waste heat or emit residues that have the potential


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