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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

Switch to a More Efficient Paint Dispensing System and Purchase Raw Materials in Bulk: Case Study
Abstract: Phelps-Tointon MillWork targeted its paint-related waste stream in order to reduce both its environmental and economic impacts.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00292.htm

Switch to High-Solids Varnish: Case Study
Abstract: By specifically using pollution prevention techniques to target its paint-related waste stream, Wood Masters reduced both its environmental and economic impacts.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00288.htm

Switch to More Efficient Spray Guns: Case Study
Abstract: By implementing pollution prevention techniques to target its paint-related waste stream, Phelps-Tointon MillWork, custom woodworking company, reduced both its economic and environmental impacts.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00285.htm

Water-Based Cleaner for Paint Equipment: Case Study
Abstract: By targeting its lacquer thinner and VOC emissions, Mastercraft, manufacturer of commercial wood products and cabinetry, was able to reduce its VOC emissions by 40 tons per year and also improve worker health and safety.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Safety
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00290.htm

 


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