Sources of Microconstituents and How to Control Their Release at the Source
It addresses sources of microconstituents from pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCP's), industrial, and other sources. Options are presented with examples for reduction of microconstituents in the water sector through means of take-back programs, prescription recycling programs, product stewardship and product bans.
Keywords: EDC's; Lipitor; Microconstituents; PBDE's; PCP's; PPCP's; Prozac; antimicrobials; endocrine; disrupters; environmental; industrial; pesticides; pharmaceuticals; prescriptions; source; source-control; stewardship; take-back; wastewater
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2009-01-01
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