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UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Year Submitted: 2006

Process: Chemical Storage and Delivery

Industry: Medical Facility

Wastes Reduced: flammables, mercury, solvent (ethanol, xylene, and formalin)

Location: Houston TX

No. of employees: >250

Contact: Linda Lee

Phone: 713/792.3375



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Details of Reductions

  • flammables stored in labs
  • mercury thermometers
    Comments: It cost $2,500 to replace the mercury thermometers with alcohol based thermometers.
  • 2,344.0 - Gallons of   hazardous solvents
    Comments: Volume of waste reduced due to solvent distillation.
  • ethanol
  • xylene

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Source: WRPA
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