O'Reilly logo

Sustainable Environmental Engineering by Mika Sillanpää, Walter Z. Tang

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

9Prevention

One ounce prevention is better than a pound of medicine.

9.1 Principle 6

Pollution prevention requires SEE designers to reuse, reduce, and recycle materials and energy to protect the natural environment. The aim of the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 in the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to reduce the amount of pollution through cost‐effective changes in production, operation, and use of raw materials in industrial and domestic sectors.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required