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Waste Management and Prevention Division

WMPD regulates Solid and Hazardous Waste management facilities to prevent waste generation where possible, to minimize impacts to the environment and human health when necessary, and to remediate, restore and redevelop contaminated sites to sustain community vitality.

Pollution Prevention

What is Pollution Prevention?

Pollution Prevention Pyramid

Pollution Prevention (P2) is any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its source.  P2 has become the preferred environmental management strategy for both businesses and government. The prevention of waste at the source before it is created and substitution of non-toxic materials, where possible, benefits the environment AND your budget.

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