Description

This book identifies waste reduction technologies available to the metal finishing industry, and provides a waste reduction protocol that can be used by individual metal finishing plants to assess their own waste reduction opportunities.

Readership

Metal finishing plants, small to medium-sized.

Table of Contents

1. Summary and Conclusions 1.1 Industry Description 1.2 Waste Reduction Technologies 1.3 Economics 1.4 Waste Audit Protocol 1.5 Individual Audit Findings 2. Recommendations 2.1 Audit Protocol 2.2 Training Sessions 2.3 Process Chemical Manufacturing 2.4 Waste Exchange 2.5 Technology Transfer 2.6 Research Funding 3. Introduction 3.1 Background 3.2 Purpose of the Study 3.3 Project Approach 3.4 Waste Generating Characteristics of the Metal Finishing Industry 3.5 Limitations to Waste Reduction 3.6 Report Organization 4. Source Reduction 4.1 Process Baths 4.2 Rinse Systems 4.3 Improved Housekeeping 5. Recycling and Resource Recover 5.1 Waste Material Reuse 5.2 Rinse Water and Process Bath Recycling 5.3 Solvent Recycling 6. Treatment Alternatives 6.1 Water Supply Treatment 6.2 Conventional Wastewater Treatment 6.3 Alternative Waste Treatment 7. Economics 7.1 Source Reduction 7.2 Recycling and Resource Recovery 7.3 Treatment Alternatives 8. Waste Reduction Audit Protocol 8.1 Typical Barriers to a Successful Waste Audit 8.2 Waste Reduction Audit Process 8.3 Identifying Hazardous Waste Sources 8.4 Characterizing Waste Streams 8.5 Evaluating Waste Reduction Opportunities 9. Summary of Plant Audits 9.1 Industry Observations 9.2 Waste Audit Results 10. Current Regulatory Aspects of Hazardous Waste Management List of Acron

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1989
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Electronic ISBN:
9780815517870
Print ISBN:
9780815512233

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