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Main Title Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessment, United States Postal Service Materials Distribution Center, Topeka, KS
Author Bell, Carole O. ; Hoel, Mary ; Huppert, Henry ; Rolander, Steven ;
CORP Author Science Applications International Corp., Newport, RI.;National Risk Management Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.;Postal Service, Washington, DC.
Publisher Sep 96
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-68-C2-0148; SAIC-01-0828-07-1717-040; EPA/600/R-96/115;
Stock Number PB97-100069
Additional Subjects US Postal Service ; Solid waste management ; Waste recycling ; Energy conservation ; Waste streams ; Paper recycling ; Cardboard ; Plastics recycling ; Materials recovery ; Metal recycling ; Solid waste disposal ; Chemicals ; Ozone depletion ; Hazardous materials ; Vehicle maintenance ; Washing ; Repairs ; Facilities management ; Printing ; Equipment ; Landscaping ; Light bulbs ; Emissions ; Pollution abatement ; Procurement ; Cost benefit analysis ; Pollution prevention ; Waste generation ; Source reduction ; Waste minimization ; Topeka(Kansas)
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Collation 98 p.
In this report, the findings of the Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessment of the United States Postal Service, Materials Distribution Center, Central Repair Facility, and Label Printing Center located in Topeka, Kansas are described. The report describes the mission of each of the functional areas of the MDC including operations performed, processes and materials employed and the wastes and emissions generated. Recommendations are made concerning the procurement of office supplies, maintenance supplies and hazardous materials; management of hazardous materials; purchase of chemicals on EPA's 33/50 list; improvement of source separation and recycling of paper and paper products, metals and plastics; management of unwanted equipment; and other recommendations that can lead to the elimination, reduction, or improved management of the facility's solid and hazardous waste streams and emissions to air and water.