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RECORD NUMBER: 10 OF 19
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Hazardous Waste Minimization. Part 2. Waste Minimization in the Electronics Products Industries.|
|Author||Foecke, T. L. ;|
|CORP Author||Minnesota Technical Assistance Program, Minneapolis.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Waste minimization ; Hazardous materials ; Electronics industry ; Electric devices ; Industrial waste treatment ; Solid waste disposal ;|
An overview is provided of the production processes, waste generation, and waste management of the electronics products industries. Chosen product areas include electron tubes, semiconductors, capacitors/resistors, and printed circuit/wiring boards. Examples are given of specific processes and associated waste streams. Waste minimization activities are identified, and specific examples of successful applications provided. While faced with a wide variety of waste streams, many opportunities for waste minimization exist and await only application.