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Re: Paper whiting with H2O2

Dear Ms. Larson,

For a careful and detailed analysis of this issue, see

Scheringer, Martin,  Daniel Halder and Konrad Hungerbühler. 2000 "Comparing 
the Environmental Performance of Fluorescent Whitening Agents with Peroxide 
Bleaching of Mechanical Pulp" JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY  3(4):77-95.

Reid Lifset

At 11:07 AM 8/15/2000 -0700, Nancy Larson wrote:
>Does anyone know of the pro's or con's related to the technology that
>whitens paper with hydrogen peroxide as a replacement for chlorine, (a side
>from the obvious benefits of not using chlorine)?
>Nancy J. Larson
>Industrial Pollution Prevention Specialist
>KSU Pollution Prevention Institute
>316/722-7721 ext.254

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