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FW: Wood Products Industry Questions



Hello, Again:

I'm uncertain whether my first message received the listserv.  If so,
please disregard.  If you have read this before, please read on.  Thank
you.

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> From: 	LIVENGOOD David
> Sent: 	Wednesday, November 19, 1997 5:26 PM
> To: 	'<P2tech@great-lakes.net>'
> Cc: 	LIVENGOOD David
> Subject: 	FW: Wood Products Industry Questions
> 
> Hello, All:
> 
> I would like to know if anyone can help me with some waste reduction
> and P2 questions:
> 
> Is there an alternative to urea formaldehyde-based glue in the plywood
> and interior plywood with hardwood overlays business.
> 
> 	A wood treater would like to reduce the toxicity and preferably
> quantity of sludges generated from wood preservation.  Specifically,
> the company would like to focus on all the treatment chemicals,
> including Chromated Cooper Arsenate (CCA), Ammoniacal Cooper Zinc
> Arsenate (ACZA), and Ammoniacal Cooper Q.  The reason why they have
> not replaced CCA and ACZA with ACQ that would eliminate a federal
> hazardous waste is due to cost.  Besides economics, the company wants
> possible alternatives to make the wood look appealing to customers.
> 
> 	Please let me know if you know or hear of any potential
> alternatives.  Thanks.
> 
> 	David Livengood
> 	Waste Reduction Assistance Program
> 	Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
> 	livengood.david@deq.state.or.us
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