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Dupont

Year Submitted: 2006

Process: Solvent Disposal

Industry: Chemical Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: solvent, solid waste

Location: Fort Madison IA

No. of employees: 60000

Contact: Karl Niggemeyer

Phone: 800-441-7515



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Details of Reductions

  • THF
    Comments: Cleaning one-fifth of the total THF stream saves $400 per year in disposal costs. Reuse of the reclaimed THF at the DuPont plant would save an additional $172,700 per year in purchasing costs.
  • 740.0 - Pounds of   supersacks
    Comments: This return and reuse program will send an estimated 740 bags back to Perstorp to be refilled with chemicals that they can send out again.
  • cardboard
    Comments: If cardboard bins and signs for the bins are placed in high waste areas, the company stands to save an estimated $1,620 every year.

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