Term:Pollution Prevention

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FAR Subpart 2.1

Pollution Prevention - "Pollution prevention" means any practice that-

(i) Reduces the amount of any hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment (including fugitive emissions) prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal; and
(ii) Reduces the hazards to public health and the environment associated with the release of such substances, pollutants, and contaminants;
(2) Reduces or eliminates the creation of pollutants through increased efficiency in the use of raw materials, energy, water, or other resources; or
(3) Protects natural resources by conservation.