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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.

Unreviewed Options, Use with CautionUnreviewed Plastic - Mixing Process Options

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

Recipe matrix
The plastic mixing process is computer controlled. Recipes are loaded into the computer to prevent the incorrect raw material or amounts from being used. On rare occasion, small amounts of the PVC mixture may undergo the regrind/reuse process.
Minimize spills, and clean up under dust collectors to reduce potential for lead to enter sewer system.
Product Reformulation
Work with customers to minimize lead content in their products.

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