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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Frequently asked Questions (FAQ) for Reagent Recycling
Abstract: FAQs regarding filter and gravitational recycling systems for alcohol, xylene, and formalin.
Source: Creative Waste Solutions
GlaxoSmithKline - Corporate Responsibility Report 2007 [PDF]
Abstract: Measures that GlaxoSmithKline is taking in pharmaceutical product design, to minimize environmental and life cycle impacts of their products and processes.
Lab Waste Management Guidelines (Updated 2012) [PDF]
Abstract: These guidelines are geared for any type of lab (schools, research, clinical, biotech, analytical etc.) and some regulatory information pertains to King County, Washington, however, there are plenty of tips on waste reduction and safer alternatives.
Source: King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
Pollution Prevention for Laboratories
Abstract: Checklist training handout for pollution prevention in labs - covers policies, inventory, process or equipment changes, substitution, reuse, and process efficiency.
Source: Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (MRICD) (histology lab)
Pollution Prevention Opportunities at Medical Treatment Facilities
Abstract: Identifies common medical treatment facility waste streams, describes how they are generated and disposed of, and pollution prevention technologies and management practices. (by Haukdal & Strutz).
Source: U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Solvent Selection Table
Abstract: Rowan University worked with Bristol-Meyers Squibb to obtain and compare chemical and environmental properties of over 50 solvents commonly used in specialty chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
Source: Rowan University
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Hub Last Updated: 1/16/2014