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CLEAN TECHNOLOGY

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French Equivalent: Technologie non polluante

Definition:
Clean technology is the installation or a part of an installation that has been adapted in order to generate less or no pollution. In clean as opposed to end-of-pipe technology, the environmental equipment is integrated into the production process.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
End-of-pipe protection
Environmentally sound technologies
Integrated investments

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Friday, November 02, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, July 06, 2005