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3.10 Sustainable Practices

Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

    3.10.1 Minimizing environmental impact
    • Use equipment, processes, and systems that minimize environmental impact.
    • Seek to upgrade processes beyond pollution control to pollution prevention.
    • Utilize advances in science and technology to upgrade levels of efficiency and environmental protection.
    • Strive to minimize waste through reuse and recycling, improve efficiency, and reduce resource use.
    3.10.2 Complying with standards, laws, and regulations
    • Comply with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies related to environmental impact.
    • Use sustainable business practices consistent with ISO 14001 International Environmental Management Guidance.