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III Corps and Fort Hood

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Chemical Storage and Delivery

Industry: Government Agency-Includes Military

Wastes Reduced: Solid Waste

Substance: Aerosol Cans

Equipment: Pressurized Delivery Cans

Location: Fort Hood, Bell County TX

No. of employees: 45000

Contact: Bill Bodkin

Phone: (254) 287-8713


A number of aerosol cans are used at Fort Hood to accomplish daily missions. The goal of the project was to eliminate all aerosol cans from the base, since many of the cans contain hazardous compounds.

P2 Application:

Fort Hood is converting all of its aerosol cans to pressurized delivery containers for liquid cleaners. The post is working to get this type of system, particularly Air Jet 32 made by Inland Technology, into the army supply system so that it is readily available by National Stock Number (NSN). The Air Jet 32 uses compressed air for propellant and can deliver a fine mist to a pinpoint spray. This feature makes it useful for a variety of purposes at Fort Hood.

Environmental Benefits:

By eliminating the use and disposal of aerosol cans, fewer hazardous compounds and a fewer number of waste cans will be released into the environment

Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

Implementation of this pollution prevention project is in the works. Actual savings have not yet been documented. Simplified supply and control will offer some savings, but reductions in disposal costs and propellant purchase are the most promising. Use of pump or pressurized delivery systems will ease use and eliminate aerosol handling, storage, and disposal problems.

Source: TCEQ

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