Nick's Diesel Service
Nick's Diesel Service's facility may generate an average of 2,000 gallons of used oil annually. With the concern of land EPA regulation the company has implemented a procedure over the last few years of using absorption gravel to contain overspill in the facility. In the past chemicals were used to dilute the oil base products. Environmental concerns were also focused on air pollutants. In this aspect the company has purchased an Environmental Recovery Control Center that has allowed it to put a cap on the release of R-12 Freon into the atmosphere. Although this process was regulated through EPA and industry groups Nick's Diesel Service understands the problem of ozone depletion.
The process of waste minimization has been a slow process, with the main waste being used oil. The company has not yet obtained an innovative procedure to reclaim this product. Procedures listed above are of basic techniques.
Environmental impact will be tremendous from the use of our Freon Recovery Machine, which is strongly emphasized in our Legislature. Soil samples will become a large factor in the Nations Productive growth.
Details of Reductions
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Cost savings of these practices are unknown at this time.
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