Eliminating Toxic Materials in Products
What are the barriers to eliminating the use of toxic materials wherever possible and by recycling and reusing waste that can’t be eliminated?
An important part of responsible environmental behavior is continuing our efforts to increase efficient, sustainable management of materials, minimize toxic releases to the environment, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During a product’s life cycle there are unrealized opportunities to reduce waste and toxicity by not creating so much waste in the first place.
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