Browse Prairie Research Institute by Author "Jacobson, Debra"

  • 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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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    WinCup, Inc. is a foam cup and food container manufacturing company with manufacturing plants located throughout the U.S. Their manufacturing process includes printing logos and other graphics onto pre-formed styrofoam ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000-08-09)
    List of EPA publications related to pollution prevention in the printing industry.

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2005)
    Due to the deadly release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) in Bhopal, India in the early 1980s and several other releases of toxic chemicals in the United States, Congress passed legislation called Title III of the Superfund ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2006)
    OSHA mandates that each product used commercially which contains any hazardous ingredient must be accompanied by a Material Safety Data Sheet or MSDS upon entering a facility if there is one or more people employed at that ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    The purpose of this fact sheet is to describe the potential hazardous components of lighting ballasts as they relate to disposal within printing facilities as a result of routine replacement, energy efficiency retrofit ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2006)
    Virtually all printers are required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to develop a written Hazard Communication Program, and most printers are required by OSHA to develop a written Emergency Action ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2003)
    This document is a comprehensive list of manuals developed or still being developed over the past ten years by industry organizations (including trade associations) and federal, state, local government agencies throughout ...

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  • West, Keith; Pferdehirt, Wayne; Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2003)
    This fact sheet describes how printers can take actions that will help them to recover silver while generating less waste during image processing. These wastes typically include film, developer, fixer, and wash water, all ...

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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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  • Jacobson, Debra; Lindsey, Tim; Scrogum, Joy; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-08)
    The information in this publication was originally developed as narrative for the Technology Diffusion Topic Hub in 2004. Topic Hubs were web-based guides to peer-reviewed pollution prevention information and expertise on ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    Short summary describing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and what printing products contain them.

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