Green Engineering (glossary)

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Green engineering is the design, commercialization and use of processes and products that are feasible and economical while:

  • Reducing the generation of pollution at the source
  • Minimizing the risk to human health and the environment. (EPA 2012)

Source

EPA. 2012. "Green Engineering." United States Environmental Protection Agency. Accessed on 11 September 2012. Available at http://www.epa.gov/oppt/greenengineering/.

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