Applying the Concept of Pollution Prevention (P2) to Printing Industry

Nanday, Anshuman and Shenoy, Soujanya S (2008) Applying the Concept of Pollution Prevention (P2) to Printing Industry. In: Souvenir of National Conference on Engineering Technology for Sustainable Development:Opportunities and Challenges, 24th and 25th March 2008, Ideal Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad. (Submitted)

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The objective of this paper is to throw light on the current practices in the printing industry which leads to pollution, the ways and means to effectively combat this by implementing pollution prevention (P2) strategies and techniques. The paper provides an overview of the current practices and technologies prevalent in the printing industry, various technologies, equipments and operating practices that are available to the printing industry with environmental advantages, the concept of P2, methods for P2 and application of an integrated preventive environmental strategy to processes and products to minimize resource use, quantity of waste generated, and content of environmentally harmful substances.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pollution prevention, printing, environment
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Printing and Media
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2011 05:08
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2011 05:08

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