Silver and metal wastes associated with metal photographic plate-making and ink wastes for printing operations.
switched to polymer plates that use silver-free photographic film and to soy inks.
Details of Reductions
Additional Information :
Primary savings are from the production standpoint. Polymer plates take only a few minutes to produce, versus an hour for metal plates. Approximately $40K - $64K per year has been saved.
There has been a savings time spent on OSHA regulations, approximately $250/year.