WHAT IS CLEANER PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY ?
Cleaner Production can save money for your company. It is the application of an integrated preventive environmental strategy to processes, products, and services to increase efficiency and reduce risks to humans and environment (UNEP).Cleaner Production focuses on source reduction and recycling. To reduce wastes, the company can increase product life, change input materials, modify equipment, layout or piping, improve their production process, change equipment to more efficient one, and optimize operating conditions. The company may even look into their operating and management practices for improvements.
CP implementation may:
- Increase productivity
- Reduce operating costs
- Improve worker’s health and safety
- Provide public health and environmental benefits
- Reduce risk of liability
- Improve company image
- Improve global competitiveness