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Unreviewed P2 Options
for the
Paint and Thermoplastic Manufacture 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 Paint and Thermoplastic Manufacture

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.


Control Fugitive Emissions

Minimize occurrence of open containers containing raw material (solvents) or finished product.

Eliminate Spills

Eliminate occurrence of spills and minimize clean-up time of spilled materials.

Improve Employee Work Practices

Implement QC procedures to ensure SOPs are being followed or create SOPs to minimize waste.

Paint and Thermoplastic Manufacture

Replace existing yellow pigment with an organic yellow pigment.

reduce re-blends

Reduce the amount of waste material re-blended by reducing the amount of waste generated at the beginning of the process.
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