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A Dry Idea
Abstract: Hard Copy Publication. This article describes the implementation of a waste solvent recovery system at Transcontinental Printing RBW Graphics in Ontario, Canada. Shop Towel On site Recycling (STOR,developed by Omega Recycling Technologies), is an integrated system that uses the production process? own solvent to clean shop towels for reuse and purifying the excess solvent also for reuse. Use of STOR has resulted in a net cost savings of $130,240 annually for RBW. Citation: Salerno, Cheryl. January 2002. A Dry Idea. CleanTech, 2(1): 26-29. Consult your local library for availability or for interlibrary loan information. This article is also available (with a username and password) at http://www.cleantechcentral.com/article_?article=574. Free registration on the CleanTech web site is required to obtain a username and password.
Source: CleanTech magazine; Author: Cheryl Salerno
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A Worksheet to Help You Choose a Better Blanket Wash
Abstract: Alternative blanket wash solution comparison tool
Source: EPA DfE
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet04/lbulletin4.html

Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment [PDF]
Abstract: Blanket wash chemistry alternative evaluation
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/litho.pdf

CTSA Summary Booklet: Solutions for Lithographic Printers: An Evaluation of Substitute Blanket Washes [PDF]
Abstract:
Source: EPA DfE
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/lithbkst.pdf

Managing Solvents and Wipes
Abstract: Alternative solvents, implementing and reducing amount of solvent used
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/case_studie
s/case1/lcasestudy1.html

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Case Study #4 : Quad/Graphics, Inc.; Pewaukee, Wisconsin [PDF]
Abstract: Summary report on results of waste reduction through conserving, reusing, and recycling efforts.
Source: University of Wisconson-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Substitute Blanket Washes: Making Them Work
Abstract:
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet01/lbulletin1.html

Vegetable Ester Blanket Washes [PDF]
Abstract: Use this bulletin to compare the performance, cost, and health and environmental benefits of vegetable ester blanket washes with your current wash. This information can help you get started in finding the best substitute blanket wash for you.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet03/lithob3.pdf

Vegetable Ester Blanket Washes HTML [PDF]
Abstract: Use this bulletin to compare the performance, cost, and health and environmental benefits of vegetable ester blanket washes with your current wash. This information can help you get started in finding the best substitute blanket wash for you.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/bullet03/l
ithob3.pdf

Waste Reduction Tips for Offset Printing
Abstract: Tips to avoid "F-listed" solvents in an offset lithographic printing plant
Source: VA Small Business Assistance Program
URL: http://www.deq.state.va.us/osba/factsheets/printset.html

 


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