Definitions

A preventive, company-specific environmental protection initiative. It is intended to minimize waste and emissions and maximize product output.. (Source: Wikipedia)

The continuous application of preventive environmental strategies to processes, products, and services to increase efficiency and reduce risks to humans and the environment. (Source: UNEP, RECP programme)

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Broader: Concepts
Alternative labels:
cleaner production
ecofriendly process
ecofriendly product
resource efficient production
sustainable production and consumption
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