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21:40 Apr 18, 2001
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German term or phrase: nachsorgende Umwelttechnik
Für diese Aufgaben werden Verfahren und Anlagen der nachsorgenden Umwelttechnik bereitgestellt. Sie umfasst - die nachgeschaltete bzw.additive Umwelttechnik, bei der am Ende eines Produktionsprozesses spezielle Techniken eingesetzt werden, um Umweltbelastungen zu reduzieren, -Recycling-Technologien zur Wieder-und Weiterverwendung und zur Verwertung, -Abfall-und Abwasserbehandlungstechnologien. Thanks!

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naend-of-pipe pollution control technologyclaudiar
naend-of-pipe environmental technology
naFacilities and technology for environmental cleanupgangels
napost-processing environmental technology
Alexander Schleber



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post-processing environmental technology

I think your context gives the hint on how to translate this. It appears to concern environmental technologies applied after the production process.

give some sites that use this terminology.

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Facilities and technology for environmental cleanup

That's what is basically meant.
"Environmental restoration" could also be used, or "facilities and process technology to reverse environmental degradation", to make it sound a bit more hi-tech.

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end-of-pipe environmental technology

"end-of-pipe" technology is a relatively common term.
The first link gives an explanation of the term.
The second link shows an example of how this term is used.

Good Luck.

    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl#1
    Reference: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/epdpa/pppm/ipppp/daipppp.html
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end-of-pipe pollution control technology

"end-of-pipe" highlights the fact that a pollutant is being reduced and / or removed from the waste stream. This is in contrast to "Cleaner Production" practices where the generation of a pollutant is avoided in the first place.

For a good summary of these terms, check out the essay by the UNEP Working Group Cleaner Production in the Food Sector: "What is end-of-pipe technology?" (first web reference listed below).

Note that "nachgeschaltet" can also be translated as "secondary" in the context of specific technologies, e.g. "secondary waste gas treatment".

    www.icett.or.jp/techinfo.nsf, www.epa/gov/epa/home (US EPA webpage), Routledge German Dictionary of Environmental Techn
    Own work experience with the EPA.
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