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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English


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  • Automobile repair shops -- Waste disposal -- Research -- New Jersey.

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StatementKevin Gashlin and Daniel J. Watts.
SeriesEnvironmental research brief, Environmental research brief
ContributionsWatts, Daniel J., Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL19854549M

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SEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency Research and Development Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Cincinnati, OH EPA//S/ Oct. ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH BRIEF Waste Reduction Activities and Options for an Autobody Repair Facility Kevin Gashlin and Daniel J. Watts* Abstract The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funded a . Waste reduction activities and options for an autobody repair facility / Kevin Gashlin and Daniel J. : Kevin. Gashlin. Collision repair shop wastes very likely include hazardous waste, and any business activity Solvent-Waste Reduction. Other Options. Dust: Autobody repair activities create sanding dust that. Consider adding a focus on waste reduction to your organization's existing green team. This may mean bringing in additional team members with a focus on waste and recycling. Create a new team. If your organization doesn't have a green team, consider creating a group responsible for planning, designing and implementing waste reduction activities.

Use the Facility Walk-Through Worksheet (Excel) (1 pg, 68 K) and How to Conduct a Facility Walk-Through guide to record the types of wastes produced, estimated quantities of waste generated, the source of the wastes and any current waste reduction efforts. In addition, identify all materials that could be targeted by your waste reduction. These repair activities introduce or have the potential to introduce contaminants (handled chemicals) in the environment through accidental spills or leaks, as well as through volatilization of the auto repair solvents during regular handling activities. Waste-generating and management also have the potential to pollute the environment since.   A: We recommend that facilities work with their states to identify options for waste disposal companies, for example, to confirm that the facility has the . Waste Background. Reduction Most auto repair shops generate hazardous waste, either from the services they provide, such as fluid replacement, or from other for Automotive operations they perform, such as parts washing. Some common waste types include: Repair Shops. Waste oil, lubricants and transmission fluids.

  Hazardous waste compliance in the collision repair industry is of the utmost importance for several reasons. The safety of employees and the environment is a . The good news is that, since manufacturing facilities are the top producers of waste, they also hold tremendous scope and potential for waste reduction and recycling. Right from gathering data to creating a waste management policy to implementing waste reduction and recycling initiatives on the manufacturing floor, there are several steps involved. Accessibility Options Persons with hearing loss can call for Washington Relay Service Persons with a speech disability can call Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction Order Form; Contact: HWTR Publication Coordinator at or [email protected]: Keywords.   Manufacturing waste will be generated in every manufacturing is important that you establish practices to minimize the generation of waste. Some types of commonly observed wastes in manufacturing facilities include waste from overproduction, defects, inventory, unnecessary motion and transportation, waiting times, over-processing, and unused time and creativity of employees.