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Category 4: Manufacturing

There are many pollution prevention opportunities in the manufacturing sectors, such as energy conservation, material substitution, re-use and recycling of materials onsite, development of new technology, and changes to operating processes to increase production efficiency.

While many industries in this category will be familiar to most, some may be less well-known. Examples include the manufacturing of dairy products, footwear, chemical products such as paint and pharmaceuticals, steel products, engines, turbines, jewellery, instruments, appliances, and motor vehicles. Other industries include pulp, paper and paperboard mills; aluminum production and processing; metal finishing and parts cleaning; and wood preservation.