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Dec. 5-7, 2017

 

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Reviewed P2 Options
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Automotive - Dealership Maintanence Process

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 Automotive - Dealership Maintanence Options

Following are a list of options that have been reviewed by pollution prevention specialists. These options have worked at other facilities and may work at yours.

 

Separate waste petroleum products

Do not mix waste petroleum products with other solvent waste
 

Substitute a less toxic solvent

Substitute a less toxic solvent for mineral spirits 105° flashpoint Use a 150° flash solvent instead.
 

Recycle fuel filters

Recycle fuel filters To divert fuel filters from landfills and for energy recovery
 

Use a cyclonic parts washer

This substitution will increase solvent life.
 

Replace aerosol brake cleaners

Replace aerosol brake cleaners with an aqueous solution brake cleaner in order to divert aerosol cans from landfills. Aqueous solution brake cleaner can be treated through wastewater treatment.



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