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Main Title Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessment, United States Postal Service, Post Offices, Pittsburgh, PA Area
Author Bell, Carole O. ; Huppert, Henry ;
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-01-0828-07-1717-070; EPA/600/R-96/114;
Stock Number PB97-100051
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 ; Facilities management ; Equipment ; Landscaping ; Light bulbs ; Emissions ; Pollution abatement ; Procurement ; Cost benefit analysis ; Pollution prevention ; Waste generation ; Source reduction ; Waste minimization ; McDonald(Pennsylvania) ; Bridgeville(Pennsylvania) ; Morgan(Pennsylvania) ; Hickory(Pennsylvania) ; Houston(Pennsylvania) ; Washington(Pennysylvania)
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB97-100051 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 09/08/1997
Collation 48p
This report describes the findings of the Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessments of the United States Postal Service Post Offices in Bridgeville, Hickory, Houston, McDonald, Morgan and Washington, PA. The report describes the mission of each of the functional areas of the Post Offices including operations performed, processes and materials employed and wastes and emissions generated. The report then makes recommendations concerning the procurement of office supplies, maintenance supplies and hazardous materials; management of hazardous materials; purchase of chemicals on USEPA'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.