Best Practicable Environmental Option (BPEO)

Stranks, Jeremy
May 2008
A-Z of the Environment;2008, p37
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Information about the best practicable environmental option (BPEO) is presented. BPEO is referred to as the procedure that deals with total impact of the process and the technical possibilities for dealing with it. Moreover, BPEO has established the waste management option, or a mix of options, that provides the greatest benefit or the least damage to the environment at reasonable cost, both the long-term and the short-term.


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