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Amoco Chemical Company

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Polymer manufacturing

Industry: Chemical Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Process Wastes

Location: Alvin, Brazoria County TX

No. of employees: 900

Contact: Randy Emery

Phone: (713) 581-3498



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Environmental Benefits:

All maintenance personnel receive training in waste minimization procedures as well as RCRA training. Their logo is a trash can surrounded by three concentric circles. The inner circle reads "Maintenance Waste Minimization." The outer circle reads "Elimination, Substitution, Segregation, and Reclamation." The 1990 waste minimization report for the maintenance group, recently issued, details how the group in many cases exceeded its goals, significantly reducing the use of toxic materials, waste generated and expenses (see chart below). Material or Waste -Paper Towels-Percent Reduced-78%, Savings-$66,120
Material or Waste-Chlorinated Solvents-Percent Reduced-71%, Savings-$35,630
Material or Waste-Aerosol Paint-Percent Reduced-87%, Savings-$25,920
Material or Waste-Poly Film-Percent Reduced-72%, Savings-$13,847
Material or Waste-Paint Thinner -Percent Reduced- 29%, Savings-$10,782.

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Details of Reductions

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Source: TCEQ
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