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Main Title Waste reduction activities and options for a scrap metal recovery facility /
Author Saqa, Hanna. ; Saga, H. ; 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-92/058; EPA-R-815165
Stock Number PB93-126266
Subjects Waste minimization--Research--New Jersey. ; Scrap metal industry--Waste disposal--Research--New Jersey.
Additional Subjects Metal scrap ; Waste minimization ; Pollution control ; Businesses ; Sites ; Tungsten ; Molybdenum ; Tantalum ; Washing ; Metal cleaning ; Acids ; Degreasing ; pH ; Precipitation(Chemistry) ; Solids ; Waste water reuse ; Cost analysis
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NTIS  PB93-126266 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 6 pages ; 28 cm.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funded a project with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Energy (NJDEPE) to assist in conducting waste minimization assessments at thirty small- to medium-sized businesses in the state of New Jersey. One of the sites selected was a facility that processes scrap metal to recover refined metals for reuse. The facility concentrates on recovery of tungsten, molybdenum, and tantalum. The processes used by the facility involve washing, degreasing, mechanical cleaning, and acid treatment. A site visit was made in 1990 during which several opportunities for waste minimization were identified.