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Main Title Waste Treatment and Metal Recovery at the Robbins Company.
Author Clark, P. ;
CORP Author Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Management, Boston. Office of Safe Waste Management. ;Robbins Co., Attleboro, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Publisher May 90
Year Published 1990
Stock Number PB95-237269
Additional Subjects Metals ; Materials recovery ; Waste water treatment ; Case studies ; Electroplating ; Solid waste disposal ; Water pollution control ; Metal recycling ; Precious metals ; Sludge disposal ; Ion exchange resins ; Technical assistance ; Reprints ; Jewelry plating ; Closed loop system
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB95-237269 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 09/02/1995
Collation 10p
The Robbins Company, of Attleboro, Massachusetts, a medium-sized jewelry manufacturing and plating company, installed a new wastewater treatment and metal recovery system, which forms a closed-loop, completed in February, 1988. The company now generates very small quantities of hazardous wastes non-contact cooling water from the annealing furnaces, and intends to complete it's water conservation program by installing one or more chillers on the furnaces. Since 1986, chemical usage has dropped 81.8%, hazardous waste generation 89% and water usage by 47.7%, generating an annual savings of over $71,000.