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NOTE: [PDF] links require Acrobat Reader from Adobe.

Elimination of Toxic Chemicals from Blanket Wash by a Lithographic Printer
Abstract: Case Study about a lithographic printer that eliminated TRI listed materials from the blanket wash.
Source: Graphic Arts Network
URL: http://www.p2ad.org/documents/ma_printing2.html

Emission Reduction in Waterless Printing Operations
Abstract: A case study on the use of lower vapor pressure cleaning solvents
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/wincup.cfm

McNaughton & Gunn, Inc., Saline, MI : Book Printer Reduces Waste at the Source [PDF]
Abstract: Source reduction study with elimination of hazardous and solid wastes
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/mcnaughtongunn.pdf

Mitchell Graphics Inc. Digital Pre-press Reduces Waste at the Source [PDF]
Abstract: Case study report on replacing pre-press equipment resulting in reduced waste.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/mitchellgraphics.pdf

Pollution Prevention at Custom Print in HTML
Abstract: Overview discussion of the company's waste reduction and pollution prevention program and accomplishments
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/case_studie
s/case2/lcasestudy2.html

Reducing Heavy Metal Content in Offset Printing Inks [PDF]
Abstract: Ecoprint, a lithographiic print shop, created a commercial offset printing ink using pigments with no heavy metals.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/reduceheavymetalinks.pdf

Smal Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Case Study #1 : Herald Review/Itasca Shopper; Grand Rapids, MN [PDF]
Abstract: Case study detailing the Herald Review/Itasca Shopper; Grand Rapids, Minnesota reduction of solid and hazardous waste, landfill disposal fees and raw materials
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

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

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Waste Reduction Case Study #2 : Heartland Litho; Madison, Wisconsin [PDF]
Abstract: Reduction of large volume solid and hazardous wastes and disposal costs. Waste products include paper trimmings, darkroom materials (photoprocessing chemicals), cleaning fluids, ink, and printing plates.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Waste Reduction Case Study #3 : Burton & Mayer, Inc.; Brookfield, Wisconsin [PDF]
Abstract: Lithographic printer in Brookfield, Wisconsin coverts to alcohol substitutes and vegetable oil-based inks
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Waste Evaluation of Soy-Based Ink at a Sheet-Fed Offset Printer [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet focusing on use of soy inks as substitute for petroleum inks
Source: Pacific Northwest P2 Center
URL: http://www.greenpressinitiative.org/documents/EPAinkStudy.pd
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