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Uganda Cleaner Production Center

National Cleaner Production Award
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Uganda Cleaner Production Center

Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production assessment in Enterprises
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Uganda Cleaner Production Center

Demonstrating benefits of a chromium recovery plant in a leather tanning industry
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Uganda Cleaner Production Center

Enable enterprises to strengthen their economic and environmental performance

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We do everything in the name of cleaner production

 

Eco Benefits

The Eco-Benefits Programme is one of the major activities of UCPC. The Programme started in May 2002 and 40 enterprises from across Uganda have so far participated.

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Eco-Design

Eco-Design involves examining a product’s entire projected life-cycle and identifying measures that can be taken to minimize the environmental impact of the product throughout that life-cycle.

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Eco Efficiency

Eco-efficiency is about finding innovative approaches to producing more value with less input of energy and material, and with reduced emissions. .

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ISO 14000

"ISO 14000" refers to a series of international standards relating to EMS. ISO 14001 is the specifications standard used for auditing. Companies successfully completing the registration process are considered "registered."

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Who are we?

We take the leading positions in Cleaner Production Technologies of Uganda!
1     About UCPC
Vision To be a centre of Excellence for promoting Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) and related concepts in Uganda Mission To promote and implement Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production through capacity building, awareness raising, information dissemination, training, assessments and implementation and technology transfer. Uganda Cleaner Production Centre (UCPC) UCPC was established in October 2001 with funding from the Governments of Austria and Norway as part of the 35 family members of over the 35 NCPCs worldwide. Since its establishment it has now developed into a centre of excellence for promoting CP in the country. The programme aims at building national CP...
2     Eco Benefits Programme
The Eco Benefits Programme The Eco-Benefits Programme is one of the major activities of Uganda Cleaner Production Centre (UCPC). The Programme started in May 2002 and 40 enterprises from across Uganda have so far participated. The core objectives of the Eco-Benefits Programme Strengthen the economic situation and competitiveness of companies in Uganda by introducing Cleaner Production Achieve sustainable industrial development and thus improve the ecological situation in Uganda Support an increasing number of companies of all sectors to become more efficient and hence remain competitive Provide selected company staff with comprehensive know-how and on the job training in CP Create...
3     Eco-Design
 Eco-Design Eco-design describes the techniques for incorporating environmental considerations into products and services before they enter the production phase. It involves examining a product’s entire projected life-cycle and identifying measures that can be taken to minimize the environmental impact of the product throughout that life-cycle.
4     ISO 14000
 The three most common reasons cited for ISO 14001 registration are: customer requirement, competitive market advantage and cost or risk reduction through improved resource management. The audit process can identify opportunities for improvement in your management system. When you successfully complete ISO 14001 registration process, you will be registered to a management system environmental standard with worldwide recognition. About the standard The term "ISO 14000" refers to a series of international standards relating to EMS. ISO 14001 is the specifications standard used for auditing. Companies successfully completing the registration process are considered "registered." ISO 14001 consists of...

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Sustainable Production

Cleaner and sustainable production:
UNIDO helps with the adaptation and adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) methods, technologies and systems by enterprises and other organizations in developing and transition countries.

These contribute to:

    • Efficient use of natural resources, including materials, water and energy
    • Minimization of wastes and emissions, including those discharged to water, air or on land
    • Reduction of risks to humans and environment from use of chemicals and disposal of chemicals used in industry.

UNIDO cooperates with the members of the global network for RECP (RECPnet) and their governments and industry partners to deliver value adding services to enterprises, government agencies and other organizations. Their key services include: information dissemination and awareness creation; professional training; in plant assessments and demonstrations; policy advice; and support for the transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies.

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