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RECORD NUMBER: 35 OF 37
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Source Reduction Opportunities in the Plating Industry.|
|Author||Foecke, T. L. ;|
|CORP Author||Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Minnesota Technical Assistance Program.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Metal finishing ; Plating ; Material substitution ; Operating procedures ; Etching ; Rinsing ; Stripping ; Filtration ; Process solutions ; Waste treatment ; Waste streams ; Cleaning ; Pollution abatement ; Source reduction ; Waste minimization ; Pollution prevention|
An overview is given of source reduction opportunities, organized under three categories: material substitution, process modification, and modification of operating practices. Problems and benefits are discussed, as well as the place of each in an overall source reduction effort. Options are ranked in order of simplicity and potential impact, and a starting point given for exploring source reduction in a plating operation.