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High disposal fees and raw material costs can be a financial drain on your metal finishing operation. To remain competitive and go beyond compliance, pollution prevention (P2) can be the easiest and best management choice for reducing these costs and waste issues.
Instead of concentrating on treatment, P2 focuses on optimizing processes, reducing raw materials and preventing losses. As a metal finisher, you can use the following principles when developing a P2 strategy:
Understanding P2 principles related to metal finishing helps identify areas where waste minimization opportunities exist within your operations. P2 techniques for metal finishing include the following:
For more information and assistance about P2 and waste reductions in a metal finishing process, contact Ohio EPA’s Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP). OCAPP is a free and confidential program that helps identify and implement P2 measures that can avoid regulation, save money, increase your performance and benefit the environment. For more information about OCAPP and its services, please visit epa.ohio.gov/ocapp or call us at (800) 329-7518.
Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance
Compliance Assistance Hotline: (800) 329-7518
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