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Unreviewed P2 Options
for the
Spill resulting from damaged freight 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.

Unreviewed Options for Spill resulting from damaged freight

Following are a list of options that have been submitted by users of the pollution prevention planner. They have not been reviewed by pollution prevention specialists.

These options are presented so you can see what people in facilities are considering. As with any option (reviewed or unreviewed) you will have to adapt it to your facility.


Attention to work methods

Prevention of spills during the course of loading/unloading chemical materials is contingent upon following the practices that are documented. Utilizing the SOPs in place to ensure freight does not shift during transit, heavy freight is not loaded on top and the proper tools are used when handling the freight would contribute to the waste minimization process.

Use of Product

Paint-paint-related materials should be examined to see if they can be used for their purpose. If so, the fsollowing should be asked 1. Can the material be used locally? 2. Is there a nonprofit organization that could use this product? 3. Is there a vendor that may be able to use the material?
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