How important is corporate philosophy to a company’s pollution prevention efforts?

  1. Please write an article addressing the following:

    How important is corporate philosophy to a company’s pollution prevention efforts? Please use an example of one or more companies to support your position.

Must be a minimum of 4-5 pages in length, not including the title page and reference page. should have a minimum of three sections: an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. A minimum of three references should be used, and at least one of these must be from a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

  1. Address both of the following writing prompts. Your responses to both of the prompts should be at least 500 words each. No title page is needed, but be sure to indicate which writing prompts you are addressing at the top of each response. Each response needs its own reference page.

 

Writing Prompts (respond to both):

a. Review the Reading Assignment titled as “Designing a Low-Cost Pollution Prevention Plan to Pay Off at the University of Houston” by Bialowas, Sullivan, and Schneller.  In your review, describe:

 

  • Why the university developed a P2 plan,
  • The process of bulking hazardous wastes, fume hood modifications, and cost savings,
  • Silver recovery and cost savings,
  • Oil reclamation plan and cost savings, and
  • Your overall thoughts about the university’s P2 program.

 

b. Review the Reading Assignment titled as “Effectiveness of State Pollution Prevention Programs and Policies” by Donna Harrington. (Attached with this document) In your review, describe:

  • The three objectives of the study,
  • The Toxic Releases Inventory (TRI) and its impact on P2,
  • The empirical model (framework) used in the study,
  • Costs of P2 programs, and
  • The article’s conclusions and your thoughts about the conclusions.

     

3.  Address both of the following writing prompts. Your responses to both of the prompts should be at least 500 words each. No title page is needed, but be sure to indicate which writing prompts you are addressing at the top of each response. Each response needs its own reference page.Writing Prompts (respond to both):

 

a. Review the Reading Assignment titled as “The Greening of a Pulp and Paper Mill” by Hill, Saviello, and Groves.  In your review, describe:

 

  • The history of the Androscoggin Mill, including when it was built, the strike, number of employees, and amount of paper produced,
  • The kraft pulping process,
  • Pollution problems prior to 1990,
  • P2 methods implemented after 1990, best available technologies, and economics, and
  • Key actions by the 1990s management team that changed the mill from an environmental problem to an environmental success.

 

b. Review the Reading Assignment titled as “Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Opportunities for Concrete Pavements” by Santero, Loojos, and Ochsendorf.  In your review, describe:

 

  • Greenhouse gas production from construction and operation of pavements,
  • How each of the following reduces greenhouse emissions: embodied emissions, albedo, carbonation, and vehicle fuel consumption,
  • The five greenhouse gas emissions strategies starting on page 861,
  • Best available technologies related to concrete paving, and
  • The Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) presented in the article.

 

  1. Address all three of the following writing prompts. Your responses to the three prompts should be at least 350 words each. No title page is needed, but be sure to indicate which writing prompts you are addressing at the top of each response. Each response needs its own reference page.