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Waste Minimization

Waste minimization is a practice or process through which the quantity of generated waste is reduced with the main objective of producing the least of unwanted by products through the optimal use of raw materials, water and energy; that reduced the amount of waste entering the environment It supports any company's aim for a "Clean technology" production which means full utilization of resources, cost savings in storage, treatment & disposal of generated waste by reducing its volume and its strength or concentration, improves environmental compliance, ensures profit, and promote corporate good image.

Benefits of Waste Minimization Practice:

Waste minimization practice benefits not only the company or the waste generator, but the government regulatory agency as well. This includes:

  • Increase of production, but lessen the waste generation;
  • Saving money by reducing waste treatment & disposal cost, raw material purchases and other operational costs including storage;
  • Optimize use of resources (like water);
  • Enhance public and worker's health and safety;
  • Improve environmental performance, regulatory compliance & meeting to any national waste minimization goals;
  • Extend the useful life of landfills and disposal sites;
  • Reduce potential environmental liabilities; and
  • Promotes good public image on environmental protection

To achieve a long term goal of sustainable waste management, have a waste minimization plan and maximize waste recycling. This approach would help to defer the demand of land for construction of new disposal facilities and avoid unnecessary increase on waste disposal fees.