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Main Title Waste reduction activities and options at a printer of forms and supplies for the legal profession /
Author Eyraud, Patrick. ; Watts, D. J.
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Watts, Daniel J.
CORP Author New Jersey Inst. of Tech., Newark.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600-S-92-003
Stock Number PB92-217496
OCLC Number 26148451
Subjects Waste minimization--Research--New Jersey ; Paper--Printing properties--Research--New Jersey
Additional Subjects Waste management ; Printing ; Materials recovery ; Silver ; Waste recycling ; Waste utilization ; Forms(Papers) ; Printing equipment ; Cleaning ; Substitutes ; Waste minimization ; Source reduction
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EHAM  EPA/600/S-92/003 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 05/25/2016
EJBD  EPA 600-S-92-003 c.1-2 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/24/2010
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-S-92-003 In Binder Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ELBD RPS EPA 600-S-92-003 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/17/2014
EMBD  EPA/600/S-92/003 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 12/28/2001
NTIS  PB92-217496 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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A printer of legal forms was visited and several opportunities for waste minimization were identified. The company had already begun waste and scrap paper sorting for recycling and reuse, laundering of cleaning rags for reuse, and identification of less hazardous process-related materials. The assessment team identified additional waste minimization opportunities, including off-site recovery of silver from the photographic process waste stream, regeneration of spent bath solution either by off-site electrolytic process or the use of an electrolytic recirculating cell, and the use of cupric chloride solution as an etchant rather than the more hazardous ferric chloride solution presently used. Another area of investigation resulted in recommending shifting from chemical plate cleaning to a mechanical technique. Typically, such techniques include polishing (including abrasion), brushing and sand blasting. The waste reduction option for ink sludge which is generated from water-based cleaning of equipment included consideration of whether the residual solids could be used for reincorporation into the ink.
Shipping list no.: 92-0367-P. "May 1992." "EPA/600-S-92-003."