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Cleaner Production in the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation Region

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: May 1995
  • Page count: 41
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 94.III.D.13

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The theory behind cleaner production is simply a preventative approach to environmental protection. This publication discusses the efforts being made towards cleaner production in countries of the APEC region by large and small industries. A sequel to 'Cleaner Production Worldwide', it shows how regional firms are achieving both environmental protection and economic benefits from practising cleaner production. The issues discussed include: saving water and waste in food processing; recycling coolant and treating oily wastewater from machining; reducing waste in polyester production and recycling, substitution and fibre recovery.