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Best management practices / Clean Air Act / Coating processes / Coatings / Dust control / Economic analysis / Employee safety / Furniture industry and trade / Health effects / High volume low pressure spray guns / Maintenance / Materials handling / Paint / Recovery equipment / Recycled products / Solvent waste / Solvents / Spray guns / Ultraviolet curing / Volatile organic compounds / Waste reduction / Water based products / Wood waste


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An Industry Overview of Furniture/Wood Manufacturing and Refinishing
Abstract: A fact sheet with a focus on hazardous waste. Provides a basic overview of hazardous waste produced, waste minimization, operations, materials, and waste types from the furniture/wood manufacturing and refinishing sector.
Source: EnviroSense
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08376.htm

Case Studies: Low-VOC/HAP Wood Furniture Coatings [PDF]
Abstract: Compilation of most of the case studies from the 1990s - wood furniture manufacturing facilities that converted at least one of their primary coating steps to low-volatile organic compound(VOC)/hazardous air pollutant (HAP) wood furniture coatings. General information about the wood furniture manufacturing industry's typical emissions and applicable regulations is also provided.
Source: U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/06/05845.pdf

EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project: Profile of the Wood Furniture and Fixtures Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides an overview of the wood furniture and fixtures industry, industrial processes involved, chemical release profiles, pollution prevention opportunities, and relevant federal statutes and regulations.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/Compliance/resources/publications/assista
nce/sectors/notebooks/wdfurnsn.pdf

Prevent Storm Water Contamination: Best Management Practices for Furniture & Fixture Manufacturers [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet with ideas for best management practices for stormwater at furniture and fixture manufacturers.
Source: City of Phoenix
URL: http://phoenix.gov/STREETS/sectionw.pdf

 


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Hub Last Updated: 1/8/2013