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End of pipe techniques

Similar term(s): end-of-pipe technologies, EOP, end-of-the-pipe.

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Methods used to remove already formed contaminants from a stream of air, water, waste, product or similar. These techniques are called 'end-of-pipe' as they are normally implemented as a last stage of a process before the stream is disposed of or delivered.

Source: GreenFacts

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Technologies such as scrubbers on smokestacks and catalytic convertors on automobile tailpipes that reduce emissions of pollutants after they have formed.

Source: US EPA US EPA Terms of Environment glossary 

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Español: Técnicas de fin de ciclo
Français: Techniques en bout de chaîne

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