Browse Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC) by Issue Date

  • MacFadden, Todd; Vogel, Michael P. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1996)

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  • MacFadden, Todd; Vogel, Michael P. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1996)
    Many printers are now finding that pollution prevention pays. This checklist will help you reduce waste and increase efficiency. No matter what size your print shop is, there are viable pollution prevention options for you.

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1996)
    Shop towels are common place in the printing industry. More commonly used are the reusable shop towels rather than the disposable type. With the use of the reusable shop towels comes the possibility of compliance issues. ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1997)
    This report presents the results of a survey of Wisconsin lithographic printers. In 1997, the Great Printers Project was initiated by a partnership of public and private organizations. One of the partners, Citizens for a ...

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  • Jones, Gary (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1997)
    This fact sheet is designed to provide information on how to determine if a waste is classified as hazardous under the federal regulations. The federal regulations were developed as a result of the passage of the Resource ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1984 gave the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to regulate municipal and hazardous waste. The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide a basic ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The following is a list of potential sources of pollution to the air, water, and land commonly found in a lithographic printing plant that may be subject to permitting and/or special waste disposal and reporting requirements.

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  • Shapiro, Fred (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The Clean Air Acts have identified solvents typically used as vehicles in flexographic inks as precursors of ground level ozone, a major cause of health problems for people with respiratory ailments. Hazardous waste ...

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  • Monteleone, Doreen (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The defining characteristic of flexographic printing is the flexographic printing plate. Flexographic plates have the printing image in relief, which means the image area is raised relative to the nonimage area. As with ...

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  • MacFadden, Todd; Vogel, Michael P. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    For most printers, paper represents one of the largest input costs. But because paper prices can fluctuate suddenly and unpredictably, printers of all sizes can feel the strain of the paper industry's boom-bust cycles. The ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    Americraft Carton was using large quantities of isopropyl alcohol (IPA) in the fountain solution for the offset printing presses used to print the paperboard cartons for its client's products - food, health and beauty, and ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    In response to a request from the Printing Industries of America Inc., Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, Screenprinting & Graphic Imaging Association International, and Flexible Packaging Association, EPA and the printing ...

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  • Rosen, Michael (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    In an industry where demand for environmentally conscious products is high, Pearl Pressman Liberty (PPL), a 29,000-sq.ft. commercial print facility in the historic Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, knows that ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet summarizes the release reporting components of chapters 1 and 8 of the EPA report “1996 Toxics Release Inventory Public Data Release – 10 Years of Right-to-Know: Industry Sector Analysis.”

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  • Pferdehirt, Wayne (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    Printers use solvents and wipes to clean oil-based ink from equipment. Solvent cleaning typically generates hazardous waste solvents, and used cleanup wipes contaminated with ink and solvent residue. By minimizing and ...

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  • Ukena, Mike (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    Total Cost Assessment is a decision tool for business. It is designed to provide the data necessary for management to make decisions on capital expenditures as well as operational or procedural changes. TCA differs from ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    Neenah Printing Division of Menasha Corporation employs 350 people at four Neenah, Wisconsin facilities. Their printing processes include lithographic web and sheetfed printing and wide web flexographic printing. They ...

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  • Jones, Gary A. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    EPA’s activities surrounding the development of regulations for addressing persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals is increasing. Since 1998, EPA has undertaken several approaches to address the identification ...

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  • West, Keith; Gifford, Robert; Monteleone, Doreen; Doerschug, Karen (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    The goals of this training are to: review and explain environmental compliance issues that directly affect flexo printers; explore how flexo printers are using innovative techniques and recent technological advances to ...

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  • Monteleone, Doreen (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    The objective of the flexographic printing process is to transfer solid color, or pigment, while suspended in a volatile liquid carrier, such as water or solvent, to a substrate. The challenge of the flexo process is to ...

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