Rockland Business Association, Rockland County NY

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RBA Go Green Resources:
Pollution Prevention – Hazardous Material Use

Toxic and Hazardous Substances

How to reduce your business’s waste today

Whether your business has 2 employees or 2,000, you can get tips on how to reduce your waste, ideas for reuse and information on programs that your can participate in to help you lessen your impact on the environment.

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Pollution prevention is the best way to protect the environment. It focuses on ways to avoid creating the pollution at its source, before it needs to be cleaned up. This can be done by using less hazardous materials in manufacturing, being careful to prevent spills, maintaining equipment in top condition, and through a number of cost-effective techniques.

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RBA Go Green Resources: Building Design & Construction | Carbon Footprint | Compliance Issues | Consultants | Creating Awareness | Pollution Prevention / Hazardous Materials | Publications | Transportation | Water Conservation | Waste Reduction & Recycling | Glossary

Michael Shilale Architects, Sustainable Solutions

Go Green Resources

Ira Wickes, Green Council Green Toolkit member

RBA Green Council Mission

Assist members in realizing bottom line benefits of going green

Empower members to find the sustainable solutions best suited for their businesses by providing information on available educational, service and product resources they need

Advocate for members on related environmental issues affect the business community