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Following are a set of P2 options you may wish to implement. No option is perfect for everyone, but sometimes options that have worked at one facility can work at yours. They might also serve as inspiration.

Reviewed Bulk Loading and Unloading Options

Options below have reviewed by pollution prevention specialists. They are commonly recommended and implemented for facilities.

 
Collection & Segregation of Saleable Lineflush
Collect Clean Solvent Line Flush from loading and unloading processes to be sold as usable product and to prevent classification & disposal as waste
 
Collection & Segregation of Saleable Lineflush
Collect Clean Solvent Line Flush from loading and unloading processes to be sold as usable product and to prevent classification & disposal as waste
 
Collection & Segregation of Saleable Lineflush
Collect Clean Solvent Line Flush from loading and unloading processes to be sold as usable product and to prevent classification & disposal as waste

Unreviewed Options, Use with CautionUnreviewed Bulk Loading and Unloading Options

Options below have not been reviewed by pollution prevention specialists. They are commonly recommended and implemented for facilities.

 
Collection & Segregation of Saleable Lineflush
Collect Clean Solvent Line Flush from loading and unloading processes to be sold as usable product and to prevent classification & disposal as waste
 
Line rinse used in batches
Take line flush/rinse and use to make existing products.
 
Consolidate Packaging
Repackage more pounds of fewer products by utilizing specialized branches for specific product repackaging and transfering products overnight between branches
 
Discounting Price of Offspec Material
Selling offspec products to customers at discounted prices and/or giving offspec products to customers
 
CLEAN-UP OVER SPILL
Salvage material that has spilled from rail car doors by sweeping into auger. Any material that has been mixed with other residues, salvage for reformulation into blending process.
 
Loading/Unloading Activities
1. Block off nearby open drainage ditches until all loading/unloading activities are completed; 2. Construct temporary berms while conducting loading/unloading activities of large quantities of hazardous liquids; 3. Regularly inspect loading areas. Inspect the hoses and transfer connections for evidence of leaks or deterioration; 4. Clean up any spills in accordance with facility spill plan;
 
Reduced Concrete Waste
1. Precision in batching concrete to amount ordered to reduce residual impacted material. 2. Use reduced lead-impacted material in product, if economically feasible (ie. reduced-lead flyash). 3. Minimize additonal water added to product.
 
Fugitive Emissions Bulk Consolidation Activities
Control of Fugitive Emissions from Bulk Consolidation Activities using Carbon/Particulate Filters.
 
Bulk unloading of Ammonia into tank
Use best management practices for the unloading of ammonia into the on-site storage tank.
 
Blow lklines clean
Blow unloading / loading lines into tanks or railcars, eliminating washouts.



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