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·1. Hirshorn J & K Oldenburg, Prosperity Without Pollution. The prevention Strategy for Industry and Consumers Van Nostrand Reinhold Publishers, New York 1991, ISBN 0442 00 225 4.

This book argues and explains why, only a preventive environmental strategy can work to solve the emerging environmental problems because growing population consumption and industrialisation cripple current rather hap-hazard remedial efforts. The book includes a review of the various CP related concepts and the obstacles to be tackled in order to implement CP. The argument is illustrated with American figures on industrial hazardous waste, household garbage pesticides use and consumption of ozone depleting chemicals.

2. Sarokin, D et al. Cutting chemical wastes: Wastes what 29 organic chemical plants are doing to reduce Hazardous wastes. INFORM New York 1985 ISBN 0 91870-32-2.
This book contains an in depth study of waste reduction successes within the chemical industry. The waste reduction activities undertaken by the 29 study plants are summarized and evaluated on technical economic and environmental aspects. Additionally a first attempt is made to explain why certain companies have been more successful in achieving waste reduction than other.

3. Dorfman- M. et. al., Environmental Dividends: Cutting More Chemical Waste INFORM. New York 1992. ISBN 0 918870-500:

This book contains an update of the waste reduction activities at the same 29 organic chemical plants It adds additional evidence that the review of chemical processes for source reduction opportunities is more than fruitful - it is critical. The analysis of the relationship between source reduction program features and source reduction achievements is remarkable. The report thus illustrates the importance of specific steps (like cost accounting employee involvement etc) that every company should take to implement source reduction.

4. Getting at the Source: Strategies for reducing municipal solid waste .
Final report of the strategies for source reduction steering committee world wildlife fund. Washington DC (USA) 1991. This report examines the evolving concept of source reduction and its applicability to municipal solid waste. It lays out an evaluation framework that decision makers in both the private and public sectors can use to help devise effective source reduction strategies and takes a closer look at a few of those strategies such as labelling programs from consumer product.

5. Green Productivitv: In Pursuit of Better Quality of Life Asian Productivity Oranisation, Tokyo 1997, ISBN 92-833-2211-8

6. Waste Minimisation: A Practical Guide to Cleaner Production and Enhanced Profitability Environment and Development Series CEE India ISBN 81-86385-05-3

7. The environmental Economic Revolution Michael Slverstein Universal Book traders India ISBN81-85200-95-5

8. Waste Management for sustainable development in Indian Policy, Planning and Administrative Division with Case studies from Kanpur. Editor Yap & Awasthi, Tata Mcgraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd. New Delhi ISBN 0-07-4624-99-7

9. Cleaner Production Worldwide. 1993 United Nations Environment Programme Industry and Environment Paris, France 1993

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