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Tetra Pack of Denton

Year Submitted: 2005

Process: Printing

Industry: Packaging

Wastes Reduced: solvents

Substance: Acrylate Solvents

Location: Denton TX

Contact: Chris Gorman

Phone: 940/565-8831


Switched from flexographic to lithographic printing system, elimination of acrylate solvents, switched to reusable cloth rags.

Environmental Benefits:

Reductions in air and haz. waste generation by approx. 50 tons/year. Reduction of of TRI reportable chemicals and VOC emissions by 75%.

Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

Elimination of solvents will save $10,000 in solvent purchase. Elimination of offset printing blankets will save $30,000 annually. Elimination of paper rags and printing blankets will save $25,000 in annual hazardous solid waste disposal. Reusable cloth rag usuage will reduce 50% due to the reduction of printing presses (4 to 2) saving $1500 annually.

Source: TCEQ

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