Pollution is a drain to a firm’s bottom line. Whether it is air emissions, wastewater discharges, or solid or hazardous wastes, pollution is any waste resulting from inefficiencies in a firm’s operations.
EMAP can help assist small businesses utilize pollution prevention techniques to identify waste streams, discover opportunities in operations or equipment, improve efficiency, and save money.
Pollution prevention looks to the source of the pollution and attempts to eliminate the entire problem up front, rather than trying to control pollution after it has been created. This approach can involve:
A significant additional benefit of pollution prevention is that it can actually take your business beyond mere compliance, thus reducing or eliminating regulatory compliance challenges.
There is often environmental funding opportunities to implement pollution prevention projects, so there is an additional incentive to reduce waste and save money.
Speak to a consultant about your Pollution Prevention questions.